Basic Site Details

Name: Muckross House
Town, district or village: Killarney
City or county: County Kerry
Country: Eire
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Notes: Jacobethan style

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Country House  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218391843 Original house designed by William Burn
Item 2 of 21853  Minor additions by Bryce


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2William BurnArchitect 18391843 
Item 2 of 2David BryceArchitect 1853 Minor additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Herbert, The Rt. Hon. Henry Arthur 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Burke, Sir Bernard1855Visitation of Seats and Arms2nd series Vol II, p119
Item 2 of 2Craig, Maurice and Glin, the Knight of1970Ireland Observed  p69

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder27 May 1876XXXIV Obituary of David Bryce
Item 2 of 2RIBA Transactions1870  p125-128. List of works by Burn, compiled by T L Donaldson.

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Drawings Collection Burn's preliminary drawings of 1839