Castlegar House
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Architect Richard Morrison
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Location Castlegar West, County Galway, Ireland
Date circa 1801   timeline
Building Type country house
 Construction System bearing masonry
Climate temperate
Context rural
Notes Elliptical entry hall. "Castlegar Lodge" in Castlegar East is the former gatehouse, also by Morrison, 1810.




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Discussion Castlegar House Commentary

"Mansion designed by Sir Richard Morrison c1801 and having two main facades,- Five- bay two storey with central bow South front; Seven -bay three storey with basement North front. The facades are nap rendered with cut stone dressings. The interior has exceptional quality joinery,decorative plasterwork and chimneypieces.Large 1890's porch and side extensions. Stable block at side. Site of entrance gateway moved c1990. All set within a large demesne. 61 179783. 239310."

— Galway County Council,

Sources on Castlegar House

Roger H. Clark and Michael Pause. Precedents in Architecture. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985. circle and rectangle diagram, p186. — Updated edition available at  Find books about Castlegar House


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