DiCamillo Companion
Ireland

Wells House

  • Earlier Houses: There was a late 17th century house on, or near, the site of the current house that was used as a military barracks for three years after the Rebellion of 1798.

    Built / Designed For: Robert Doyne

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The estate today stands at 450 acres.

  • Architect: Daniel Robertson

    Date: Circa 1840
    Designed: Tudor-Gothic style house for Robert Doyne

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  • Title: Guide to Irish Country Houses, A
    Author: Bence-Jones, Mark
    Year Published: 1988
    Reference: pg. 283
    Publisher: London: Constable and Company
    ISBN: 0094699909
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Unknown

    Park Listed: Unknown

  • Current Seat / Home of: Uli and Sabine Rosler; Rosler family here since 1965.

    Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: John Warren, late 17th century. Sir Robert Doyne, circa 1702-1733; Philip Doyne, 1733-53. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Robert Doyne, 19th century; Doyne family here until 1965. Gerhard Rosler, late 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 0539-186-737

    Email: info@wellshouse.ie

    Website: https://wellshouse.ie/

    Historic Houses Member: No