Historic Gothic castle home set in Wicklow’s dramatic Devil’s Glen
The castle was home to the family of renowned Irish playwright John Millington Synge before leading architect Francis Johnston oversaw its transformation into a grand castellated house. It was converted into four terraced houses in 1975
3 GLANMORE CASTLE, DEVIL’S GLEN, ASHFORD, CO WICKLOW
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By the beginning of the 19th century, Francis Johnston was very much in demand as Ireland’s leading architect. His first private commission in 1794 was Townley Hall, outside Drogheda, and celebrated at its completion as a masterpiece in neo-Classical design.
The Armagh-born Johnston subsequently worked on some of Dublin’s major public buildings including the GPO, Nelson’s Pillar ...