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[Plan of ground floor, Carrickglass, (Carrigglas) inscribed, 'for Sir William Newcomen Bart. erected in the County of Longford']

[graphic]. J.G. [monogram of James Gandon].

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In Collection: vtls000741318
Description: Sir William Gleadowe-Newcomen commissioned James Gandon to design a neoclassical villa for him at Carrigglas. However, Gleadowe-Newcomen later went bankrupt, following the collapse of the Newcomen Bank, before work could start on this house/villa. However a gateway (see NLI PD AD 3221) and two courtyards of outbuildings designed by Gandon were constructed that are extant. PD AD 3186 - PD AD 3299 (8 loose leaves and 2 vols. of drawings by James Gandon), formerly held at NLI MS 22,015 and NLI MS 22,016); transferred to Department of Prints & Drawings in 2005.
Main Creator: Gandon, James, 1742-1823
Created: [n.d., between ca. 1790 and 1800]
Language: English
Extent: 1 drawing : watercolour, pencil and ink ; 51.7 x 36.3 cm..
Format: PRINTS & DRAWINGS
Call Number: PD AD 3228 (Collection unavailable)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.