Castle Coole

Castle Coole, Fermanagh, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.

Castle Coole was designed by architect James Wyatt and built between 1789-1797 as the summer residence of the 1st earl Belmore, it has a façade of Portland Stone and beautifully proportioned interiors. It is famed as one of the finest Neo-classical houses in Ireland, situated in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh and was built to impress associates and guests of the first Earl of Belmore.

Now under the guardianship of the National Trust the property is set in a wooded landscape park and open to the public, offering a glimpse into the lives of the previous Earls of Belmore.

Castle Coole, Weaving Ref 2139

The Library

Restoration for the library window drapes.

Figured early-mid 19th Century silk with a Cotelin (heavy rib) ground on a cotton binder in deep crimson. The design was taken from the original library window drapes from the house.

The pattern was redrawn in the Humphries studio and features two isometric floral centres.

Project reference: 2139

The Drawing Room

Restoration of upholstery in the Drawing Room.

Silk satin stripe, in blush pink salmon, moiré finished and used for upholstering early 19th Century furniture in the Drawing Room.

Project Reference: 932