House of the week: Centuries of history in Dalkey’s best-kept secret

With a nod to the Tudor era, this six-bedroom house impresses on all design fronts, writes Kerry O’Donoghue

1st February, 2015
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The six-bedroom Dalkey home that has centuries of history.

Dubbed “one of Dalkey’s best kept secrets”, according to selling agent Sherry FitzGerald, Tudor House in south Co Dublin is an unexpected and stunning six-bedroom mansion situated at the end of a discreet driveway off Castle Street, the village’s main thoroughfare.

Its name is perhaps slightly puzzling. Built in 1845 by wealthy Dublin surgeon Dr Richard Parkinson, the Victorian residence borrows architectural features from the Tudor era, including the...

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