Tuesday April 7, 2020

Turn back the clock in Greystones

A well-maintained five-bedroom house in Greystones dating from the 19th century is on the market and should attract significant interest, writes Gillian Nelis.

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

19th February, 2012
Auburn in the Burnaby area of Greystones, Co Wicklow.

When Patrick Kinlen agreed to lease a plot of land in the Burnaby area of Greystones, Co Wicklow in 1897 for six pounds and ten shillings a year, there were a number of conditions attached to the lease by the site's owner, Elizabeth Main.

Kinlen had to spend at least £830 on the construction of a substantial semi-detached house on the site, and he couldn't use it for activities such as keeping an alehouse, distilling liquor...

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