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Ireland

Glenstal Castle

  • Built / Designed For: Matthew Barrington

    House & Family History: Since 1927 the house has served as Glenstal Abbey, a Benedictine monastery of the Congregation of the Annunciation. The monastery also operates an all-boys boarding secondary school, Glenstal Abbey School, here.

  • Architect: William Bardwell

    Date: 1838-39
    Designed: House

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  • Country Life: CLVI, 934, 1974.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Unknown

    Park Listed: Unknown

  • Past Seat / Home of: Matthew Barrington, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: The Catholic Church

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Mixed Use

    Ownership Details: The house is used as an abbey and school.

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 35361-621-010

    Email: info@glenstal.com

    Website: https://glenstal.com/

    Historic Houses Member: No