Russborough was built for Joseph Leeson, later Earl of Milltown. Building began in 1741 and took ten years to complete. The architect was Richard Castle (Cassells). The house is built of granite and is in the Palladian style. Important features in the hou se include stucco ceilings by the Lafranchini brothers, marble mantelpieces, inlaid floors and lavish use of mahogany in doors, dados and staircase. The house which is beautifully maintained also contains fine displays of silver, bronze, procelain and f ine furniture
Note: Map is an approximate indication ONLY. Please contact Russborough House for directions and precise location prior to your visit.