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Benburb Manor + Benburb Priory Tyrone

Macha’s Twins Benburb Manor in County Tyrone – red brick, chamfered bay windows, high gables – is like a suburban Belfast villa on steroids. It was built in 1887 to the design of the prolific architect William Henry Lynn when … Continue reading

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Auchinleck House + The Landmark Trust

Landmark Ruling The story of the present building, the spirit of the age, begins with Lord Auchinleck, father of James Boswell, the celebrated blogger diarist and biographer of Samuel Johnson. Lord Auchinleck, aka Laird No.8, received his non hereditary title … Continue reading

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