23 Jan '14, 12am

Swiss Cottage, Ireland

This is Swiss Cottage near Kilcommon, South Tipperary in the heart of Ireland. It was built in 1810, a fine example of a style called ornée, or ornamental cottage. The cottage, with its roundwood pillars, was designed by the architect John Nash . Sadly, when this home was built, there used to be a hamlet of cottages nearby, but the overly rich owners had them removed because they spoilt the view. They would probably be a tourist attraction if they had survived. John Nash is perhaps most famous for designing Buckingham Palace but he also designed the picturesque cottage (below) in

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