Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Ardfry

Estate(s)
Townland Ardfry
Civil Parish Ballynacourty
PLU Galway
DED Ballynacourty 53
County Galway
Barony Dunkellin
Description Lewis mentions the seat of Lord Wallscourt in the parish of Oranmore but refers to it as Wallscourt rather than Ardfry, which is actually located in the parish of Ballynacourty. The Ordnance Survey Name books mention it as Ardfry House, the residence of Lord Wallscourt At the time of Griffith's Valuation it was being leased by the trustees of Lord Wallscourt's estate to Pierce Joyce when it was valued at £60. The house was built in the late 18th century and altered in 1826. The seat of Lord Wallscourt in 1894 and in 1906. It has been in a derelict state since the mid-20th century. In 2006 it was offered for sale as part of a scheme to create luxury apartments in the building.
Ardfry
Ardfry, from Rinville Marina
Ardfry (Photo courtesy of Eamonn McNally)

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