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Killiney History | December 10, 2022

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The Houses

Killiney Hill Cottages

2 January 2021 |

Attributed to the eminent Victorian architect, Sir Thomas Deane, this set piece terrace of redbrick cottages was built for the labourers and families who worked on the adjoining Warren estate.Read More

Saint George’s

29 December 2020 |

St. George’s was designed and built by George Ashlin, the noted architect. His wife was the granddaughter of Augustus Welby Pugin, a devoted admirer of the Gothic.Read More

Court-na-Farraige

28 December 2020 |

The Court Hotel, formerly a private house called Court-na-Farraige, also belongs to this group of fanciful, French chateau-inspired houses. It was designed in 1865, probably by the architect T. N. Deane for William ExhamRead More

Carraig Donn

19 December 2020 |

Carraig Donn and it’s neighbour, Reenavanna, were designed by the renowned architect Michael Scott for Col. B. J. Fagan and his family. The two houses were designed in the International Style of the Modern Movement and feature many of the … Read More

Hendre

14 December 2020 |

Detail from 1888 Ordnance Survey Map Aerial view of Hendre c.1950 Plans to extend the existing single storey house with the addition of accommodation at first floor level, 1906.

Plans were drawn up in 1906 by the architect Richard Francis … Read More

Kenah Hill (formerly Stoneleigh and briefly known as Frankfort)

12 December 2020 |

The history of Kenah Hill is inextricably linked to the stockbroker, Francis Edward Dubedat. A book by Maria Wootton “The Dubedat Story, Killiney to Kommetjie” provides a detailed record of the life and times of Frank Read More

St. Mary’s

11 December 2020 |

St. Marys as shown on 1888 Ordnance Survey Map Records from Thom’s directoy

1887-1889 Griffin, Thomas, Esq1892 Griffin, Thomas, Esq1912 Powell, Robert1928 Carey, Mrs. Morgan1930 Vacant1940 Nolan, Thomas J.1943 Nolan, Thomas J.

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Victoria Castle

4 December 2020 |

Illustration from The Irish Penny Journal 5th June 1841 Article from The Irish Penny Journal of 5th June 1841. View of entrance c.1988

Plans to develop a new town, to be called Queenstown, on the estate of Robert Warren … Read More

Mount Eagle

20 November 2020 |

In 1838 Symes exhibited plans of ‘a villa, now erecting at Brighton Cliff, at the south side of Killiney Hill, for Robert Warren Esq.’ at the Royal Hibernian Academy.Read More