Marlay House - free guided tour

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Marlay House - free guided tour

Contact Person

Jimmy O'Sullivan
Heritage Officer

Telephone

087 2265013

Date

11 August - 1 September, Tuesday / Saturday

Time

1pm - 5pm Tours on the hour, last tour 4pm

Location

Rathfarnham

Event Description

Take a guided tour of this wonderful country house. Hear the story of how the original 17th Century house, called The Grange was purchased in 1764 by David La Touche of French Huguenot origin, extended, and renamed Marlay, and was then soldin 1864 to Robert Tedcastle, the well known Dublin coal merchant. The Tedcastle family lived at Marlay until 1925. In 1925 Philip Love (a market gardener, who at one time was the largest tomato producer in Ireland) acquired the House.  Meet at the front steps of Marlay House, Marlay Park, Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin. Group booking essential via email dlrheritageevents@dlrcoco.ie 1pm - 5pmTours on the hour, 4 per dayLast tour 4pm Tour Duration: 60 minutes Limited Wheelchair Access. Please phone in advance if yourequire wheelchair access. Max Capacity: 30 people

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