Under Potted Histories read The Grand Tour comes to Bantry Bay: An Earl and his Vision offering a glimpse of some of the treasures of Bantry House and of the 2nd Earl’s activities as a Grand […]
Under the section Potted Histories you can read a short piece about the charming Cave Canem | Salve tiles in the entrance hall of Bantry House, that warn foes and […]
Today I have begun a new section on the blog that I am calling Potted Histories. Ever wondered why people went on the Grand Tour in the first place? Well […]
Well just one so far, but I am planning a collection of timelines beginning with this one on Bantry House and its Earls. It’s a work in progress that will […]
With credit to the excellent work done by the late John Cornforth*, I would like to present here a brief outline of some of the places noted in Berehaven’s passports […]
Bantry House situated on beautiful Bantry Bay in West Cork became the seat of the Earls of Bantry in the late eighteenth century when Richard White (later the 1st Earl […]
Detail of an urn on the lawns of Bantry House in West Cork. Through its handle you can see a view of Bantry Bay.