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Kilshannig House

  • 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.

  • Architect: Davis (Daviso) Ducart (Duckhart) (de Arcort)

    Date: 1765
    Designed: House for Abraham Devonsher, MP

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  • Title: Irish Georgian Society Newsletter
    Author: NA
    Year Published: NA
    Reference: Spring 2008, pg. 4
    Publisher: Dublin: Irish Georgian Society
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Magazine

  • 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

    Phone: 353-02536-124

    Historic Houses Member: No