Built / Designed For: Abraham Devonsher, MP
House & Family History: Kilshannig was built in the mid-18th century for the Cork banker Abraham Devonsher, MP. Sited overlooking the road to Cork, Kilshannig is a three-story house over a basement with a red brick entrance façade and a stone garden façade. The central block is linked by quadrant wings to L-shaped pavilions. The interior plasterwork, by the Italian stuccadori the Lafranchini brothers, is exceptional.
Comments: Kilshannig is considered a masterpiece of Irish Georgian architecture.
House Listed: Unknown
Park Listed: Unknown
Past Seat / Home of: Abraham Devonsher, MP, 18th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: Unknown
Historic Houses Member: No