Tollymore Park

TOLLYMORE PARK – The Gothick Revival of Thomas Wright and Lord Limerick by Peter Rankin; published by the Follies Trust.      

ISBN: 978-0-9566907-1-5

Please follow links below for reviews of the book:

This review first appeared in the ‘Ulster Tatler’

This review has been reproduced with kind permission of ‘Perspective’ magazine, the Journal of the Royal Society of Ulster Architects

Both books can be bought for £5 each (£6.50 including p&p) from Hon Treasurer, Mr T.W. Atkinson, 100 Mullahead Road, Tandragee, Craigavon, N. Ireland BT62 2LB.                          

On 12 November Dr Edward Mc Parland launched the publication TOLLYMORE PARK – The Gothick Revival of Thomas Wright & Lord Limerick and paid tribute to its author, Peter Rankin, on a scholarly and meticulously researched book.

The event on 12 November was a double celebration as the Follies Trust was marking the conservation of Lord Limerick’s follies – a project carried out in memory of founder trustee, Dick Oram. A large audience of fmaily, friends and colleagues were present to hear Dr McParland pay tribute to Dick’s amazing qualities.

Online Guide

The Follies Trust now has an online guide to the follies and garden buildings of Tollymore Park. The guide is an introduction to the follies and complements the Trust’s latest publication Tollymore Park The Gothick Revival of Thomas Wright & Lord Limerick (see publications).

The online guide includes a delightful hand drawn map by James Howley illustrating the location of the structures. Press here to download the guide now.

 

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