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CASTLETOWN MANOR, Enniskillen 
Associated Families: BRANDON

A Victorian house built 1869, with a wing at the back which was built ca 1750 to accommodate the caretaker at Monea Castle after it was burnt.

Source: Burke's Guide to Country Houses: Volume I Ireland pp. 78

 


CHANTER HILL, Enniskillen 

A 2-storey house built 1780 as a Glebe for Rev. Thomas Smyth, DD. Front of 1 bay between 2 3 sided bows. Solid roof parapet.

Source: Burke's Guide to Country Houses: Volume I Ireland pp. 81

 


CURRAGH, Lisnaskea 
Associated Families: CHARTRES

A 2-storey 3 bay house with quoins, said to have been originally built ca 1690-1700. 2 storey 5 bay wing of rubble with limestone dressings. The windows are said to have been altered ca 1820-30 by Capt William Chartres; and the house was re-roofed at the beginning of the C20.

Outer and inner halls paved in stone; C18 doorcases and alcoves; staircase with finely turned balusters. Sold 1900.

Source: Burke's Guide to Country Houses: Volume I Ireland pp. 97


HALL CRAIG, Enniskillen 
Associated Families: WEIR

A 3 storey 3 bay gable-ended house built 1721 by Robert Weir in front of the old castle where his family had lived since settling here in the previous century and which they had named Hall Craig after Craigie Hall, the ancestral home of the Weirs in Linlithgowshire.

Handsome scroll-pedimented doorcase flanked by sidelights' gound floor windows wider than those above.  Sold at the end of C19 to William T. Scott.

Source: Burke's Guide to Country Houses: Volume I Ireland pp. 149

 


INNISRATH, Lisnaskea 
Associated Families: BUTLER, LANESBOROUGH

A gabled Victorian-Tudor house on an island in Upper Lough Erne, built ca 1860 by Hon. Henry Davendish butler, half-brother of 5th Earl of Lanesborough.

Source: Burke's Guide to Country Houses: Volume I Ireland pp. 158

 


KILLADEAS, Ballinamallard
Associated Families: IRVINE

A 2 storey Victorian Italianate house, in a splendid position on the shores of Lough Erne. Entrance front with pediment and porch in the form of a 3 arched loggia, flanked by a square tower with a glazed belvedere and urns on its parapet.  Now a hotel.

Source: Burke's Guide to Country Houses: Volume I Ireland pp. 168

 


KNOCKBALLYMORE, nr Newtownards
Associated Families: CRICHTON, ERNE, STACK

A small but handsome early to mid-C18 house, of 3 storeys over a basement; the top storey having no windows in the front elevation.  5 bay front; floating pediment with lunette window; fanlighted doorway with blocking in surround. Broad steps to entrance door; bold string courses; high-pitched roof and tall chimneystacks carried on side walls. Single storey 1 bay later wing, prolonged by lower range.

Owned by the Earls of Erne, but tenanted at the beginning of the present century by Rt Rev C.M. Stack, Bishop of Clogher.

Source: Burke's Guide to Country Houses: Volume I Ireland pp. 178

 


LISGOOLE ABBEY, Enniskillen
Associated Families: JOHNSTON

A 2 storey 3 bay gable-ended Georgian house with a battlemented tower at one end.  Fanlighted doorway; large window inserted subsequently in bay to right of doorway, and large Wyatt window in base of tower.

Source: Burke's Guide to Country Houses: Volume I Ireland pp. 185

 


QUIVEY LODGE

A 2 storey C19 tudor-Revival house, consisting of a main block and a lower 2 storey service wing. Gables, mullioned windows with hood mouldings; and a corbelled oriel.

Source: Burke's Guide to Country Houses: Volume I Ireland pp. 236

 


WATERFOOT, Letter
Associated Families: BARTON, LOANE

2 plain 2 storey late-Georgian ranges with eaved roofs, at right angles to each other. Built by Lt.Gen Charles Barton, completed by his son, H.W. Barton. Passed to Mr R.B. Loane, whose mother was a daughter of Capt C.R. Barton of The Waterfoot.

Source: Burke's Guide to Country Houses: Volume I Ireland pp. 282