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Associated with the Lindsey family in the 17th century it was leased to the Knoxes by James O'Hara, Lord Tyrawley, for 999 years in 1741. The Knoxes built a private residence on to the east end of the friary. At various time the Jones, Palmer and Kirkwood families leased parts of Moyne. Thomas Jones sold his interest in the Landed Estates' Court in 1867. The Ordnance Survey Name Books record that Peter Nolan, agent to Sir William Palmer, lived in a neat cottage in the east of the townland. This may be the property labelled Moyne House on the 25-inch Ordnance Survey map of the 1890s (G228287), the remains of which are still extant.
|Abbeylands and Moyne||Killala||Killala||Killala 100||Tirawley||Mayo||
G232 288 Discovery map #24. OS Sheet #22.
The original castle was burnt circa 1820 (Bence Jones) when the owner was Henry Grace Langley. His nephew Major Henry Langley began to build a Medieval Revival castle to the design of William V. Morrison but died when only the gate tower was completed. The Irish Tourist Association surveyor wrote that it was to be a replica of Warwick Castle. In 1840 the Ordnance Survey Name Books commented that Brittas Castle was "a modern unfurnished building on a most magnificent scale but in all probability it will never be finished"! In the mid 19th century Henry Langley held the castle valued at £30 from the Court of Chancery. The sale rental of December 1853 records Thomas Kirwan as the tenant of the castle and 464 acres for 7 years from 25 March 1851 pending the cause of Langley v Langley. From 1853 Brittas belonged to the Knox family who lived in a single storey house located behind the gate tower. This house was described as a mansion house in 1906, valued at £25 and occupied by Fitzroy Knox.
|Brittas||Thurles||Thurles||Thurles Rural 143||Eliogarty||Tipperary||
S125 605 Discovery map #60. OS Sheet #41.
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