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Killiney History | March 5, 2024

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Mentone

Mentone
NameMentone
Previous NamesVilla France, French Villa
AddressMarino Avenue East
Exists todayYes
On 1888 mapYes
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2023 | author

Holding Page for Mentone

Further information will appear as time allows

YearOwner/OccupierSource
1866Villa Franca on OS MapOS Map
1867-68A.E. Dunsterville Esq, French Villa, BallybrackThoms
1872Mentone CastleGaynor LEC Map
1877Lady Knox Gore, Mentone CastleThoms
1880-84Rev. John H. Davidson, Mentone, BallybrackPO Directory
1888-1907Mrs. Lefroy, Mentone, BallybrackThoms
1910Vacant
1912Major Henry Dawson
1917-20Edward R. Wade B.L. Comm I.L.C.
1924-30Edwin Lloyd solr
1924-28Prof. Owen Lloyd of harp
1932-36Edwin M. Lloyd solr
1940-47The Misses Vernon
1950M.L. Clarke

Peter Pearson says

Mentone is another classic house of the Victorian period, having the usual ornate external treatment  of stucco enrichments, lined walls, arched windows and a hipped roof with bracketed eaves. But Mentone can also boast an Italianate tower which is a landmark in the area.