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Ireland

Grey Abbey House (Rosemount House)

  • Earlier Houses: There were two earlier houses on the site of the current house, both of which were destroyed by fire.

    Built / Designed For: William Montgomery

    House & Family History: During World War II the Electricity Board occupied the House.

  • Architect: James Sands

    Date: 1846
    Designed: Terrace

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  • Title: Guide to Irish Country Houses, A
    Author: Bence-Jones, Mark
    Year Published: 1988
    Reference: pg. 146
    Publisher: London: Constable and Company
    ISBN: 0094699909
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pg. 847
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Category A

    Park Listed: Unknown

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  • Current Seat / Home of: William Montgomery; Montgomery family here since 1607.

    Past Seat / Home of: William Montgomery, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

    Ownership Details: Private tours of the House for groups can be booked in advance.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 02842-788-666

    Email: office@greyabbeyestates.com

    Website: http://www.greyabbeyhouse.com

    Historic Houses Member: No