Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys,
"Sandymount Park" used to refer to both buildings
at this site.
Eventually the main building got re-named.
This building kept the name "Sandymount Park".
It was also called "28 Newgrove Ave".
John Kelly is
at Sandymount Park (28 Newgrove Ave) in
The entry says it has 9 rooms, 5 windows in front of house, has 1 stable and no other out-buildings.
(The census number 28 is confirmed as the real street number 28 by cross-referencing with Thom's Directory.)
G.W. Dench is listed at Sandymount Park, 28 Newgrove Ave, Pembroke, in [Thom's, 1919].
James Ivan McGuire is listed at Sandymount Park, 28 Newgrove Ave, Pembroke, in
28 Newgrove Ave is still listed as "Sandymount Park" in [Thom's, 1949].
It is listed as vacant in [Thom's, 1950].
It became part of
This building today is either demolished or (possibly) hidden under a newer building.
Must be Eoige, 1930-31.
An ad for Sandymount Park (28 Newgrove Ave).
Note 5 windows in front and no basement (matches the census, and is clearly different to Roslyn Park).
View from SE. The side of the building here is clearly the side shown in the photos above (see the right-angled change in height of the roof at the corner).
A note attached to this ad says: "1931 ?"
Sandymount Park (as part of Roslyn Park school and convent).
Photo 1979. See larger and full size.
View from SE. It has been heavily modified. Only the high chimneys and the vague layout of the windows remain to reflect the old building.
From here in Patrick Healy Collection.
of review in the Irish Times,
February 28, 1970,
Craig says the Gandon house is "lost" inside Roslyn Park school. He seems to imply that the Gandon house was Sandymount Park (by this time buried inside other buildings) rather than Roslyn Park (standing alone).
But maybe he was just looking for "Sandymount Park" and assumed "Roslyn Park" was not relevant.
Sandymount Park (or site of) today.
It is hidden in a complex of buildings on the grounds. (See Roslyn Park behind it.)
The old Sandymount Park building has either been completely demolished or (possibly) remains hidden under a newer building.
Screenshot from 2009 street view.
See current street view.
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