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My ancestors - Blennerhassett - Contents

Kells House, Co.Kerry

Kells House (now called Kells Bay House), home of Blennerhassett.
Cappamore townland (Kells townland is actually next door), on Kells Bay, Killinane par, between Cahirciveen and Killorglin, Co.Kerry,

Lands at Kells were purchased 1837 by Rowland Blennerhassett.
He built the house, originally called "Holly Mount" or "Hollymount Cottage".
Later called "Kells Lodge" or "Kells House".
He died 1854.
The house was home of his son Richard Francis Blennerhassett who also died 1854.
The house was owned by his son Rowland Ponsonby Blennerhassett, MP. He moved to England.
Kells was sold by the Blennerhassett family by 1949.
It is now called "Kells Bay House". It is open to the public.

Hollymount Cottage (later Kells House).
From 1829 to 1842 map.
See modern map.
See street view of entrance and garden.

Kells House.
2014 video from Kells Bay Gardens.


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