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Archive for June 29, 2011

Newtown house, Co Kilkenny

Newtown house, Co Kilkenny

Landscape image of Newtown house, Co Kilkenny

Forgotten Sapces

Forgotten spaces, Newtown house, Co.KIlkenny

One of Kilkenny’s Forgotten spaces, Newtown House.

I cannot find that much history on this location, the following web link has records as follows:

Newtown house

NEWTOWN HOUSE, Earlstown parish, Shillelogher barony.
1858 Joseph Greene, Newtown. [Will]
1870 John Newport Greene, Newtown House. [Will]
1873 Newtown House, 6 mile of Kilkenny, Thomastown & Ballyhale, 3 of Callan, 1 of Kells, to let by Lt Col Mollan CB. [Mod 6.9.1873]
1873 Mr Joseph Greene, Newtown House. [Mod 25.10.1873]
1878 Eliza Newport Greene, Newtown. [Will]
1912 Died, Major-General James Benjamin Dennis at Newtown House, Kilkenny, age 95. [St Canices Cathedral grave]
1969 Newtown House now dismantled and a ruins. [O’Kelly]
1993 Newtown, ruins, c1800. 1 mile W of Kells. 18.S.47.44. [KK Dev Plan]

Irish photography series, by kilkenny based photographer : Nigel Borrington