House of the week: Former watermill in picturesque location offers plenty of potential

Glanworth Mill was built in 1840 as part of a Famine relief scheme but has lent itself to many uses since, including as a guesthouse, restaurant and family home

23rd December, 2014

Built at the foot of the 13th-century Glanworth Castle, Glanworth Mill was constructed around 1840 and has one of the last remaining reverse undershot water wheels in Ireland.

Originally built as part of a Famine relief scheme, the property has lent itself to many uses over the years, most recently reaching TV fame as the boutique wedding showhouse featured on RTE's Franc’s DIY Brides. Previous uses have included an Interiors Home Boutique and Bistro, a four-star...

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