Newbridge House is a beautiful perfect example of an early Georgian mansion. It was built in 1736 for the Archbishop Charles Cobb and designed by the famous Irish architect George Semple (1700-1782) and the Scottish architect James Gibbs (1682-1754). It is set on 350 acres has the finest white marble Italian and Portland stone fireplaces, Roccoco plasterwork and a museum of curiosities. It remained in the Cobbe family until 1985 until it was sold to the Fingal County Council in a unique agreement so that the family can remain there part time. The house can be explored to see the Cobbe family’s personal period furniture, their artwork, a 29 acre fully working farm, a diary and a courtyard (which includes a working carpenter and a forge).

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