Emo Court
The Green Guide

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house Jun-Sep: 10am-6pm - last tour 5pm. Gardens: all year dawn-dusk


Set in lovely gardens, neo-Classical Emo Court was built by James Gandon in 1792 for John Dawson, a banker. The rotunda entrance with marble columns is particularly noteworthy, as is the stuccowork on the dining room ceiling and the library, which boasts a Carrara marble fireplace.


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