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Gilling Castle, Ampleforth Preparatory School, Gilling East, North Yorkshire: the Long Gallery with elaborate plasterwork by Giuseppe Cortese

Cortese, Giuseppe (fl. 1725-1778)
NOTES: The original fortified manor house dating from the 1570s was significantly remodelled internally and wings added at the beginning of the 18th century in the style of Vanbrugh, probably by William Thornton of York. The house was acquired by Ampleforth Abbey in 1929 and became Ampleforth Preparatory School. The carved screens and surround were dismantled in 1931 and subsequently erected at Bowes Museum.

Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny

Robertson, William (1770-1850)
NOTES: The Castle, first built in 1192, was extensively rebuilt to the designs of William Robertson in 1826-1835.

River Shannon, Thomond Bridge and towers of King John's Castle, Limerick

Pain, James (1779-1877)
NOTES: King John's Castle dates from the 13th century. Thomond Bridge was designed by James Pain in 1836.

Braemar Castle, Aberdeenshire

NOTES: The upper part of the building was altered in the mid-18th century, when crenellations replaced the conical roofs of the turrets.