Completely Floored, Part Two

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The entrance hall of Ballyfin, County Laois is paved with an elaborate marble floor the centre of which features a large antique Roman mosaic. Along with many other decorative elements, this was sent to Ireland from Italy in 1822 and incorporated into the Morrisons’ design for the house, a triumph of early 19th century neo-classicism.

2 comments on “Completely Floored, Part Two

  1. Elisabeth Haveles says:

    I am very happy to have walked on that floor once or twice… Cheers from NYC!

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