1807 – Lissan Rectory, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone

Architect: John Nash


Picturesque Italianate villa, for Rev. John Molesworth Staples (nephew, by marriage, of James Staples of Killymoon Castle, also designed by Nash.

This is Nash’s only Italianate composition in Ireland. Later additions included the balcony, and the removal of the cylindrical tower. The tower was connected to the main part of the house by an office corridor.