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Public Auction

TOWN OF CARLOW.
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To Contractors, Capitalists & Investors

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VALUABLE

Freehold Property for Sale.

SUBSCRIBER has receiver instructions from the Grand Jury of the County of Carlow to Sell by

PUBLIC AUCTION

ON THE PREMISES

on Tuesday, 9th, February, 1897

At 1.00 oíclock

The Extensive and Valuable Premises known as

THE OLD GAOL,

which will be offered in ONE LOT, and consists

of:

Governorís four-storied dwelling house, containing board-room, governorís office, parlour, prison chapel, 8 bedrooms, 2 kitchens, sculleries, pantries, and w.c. Matronís two-storied Dwelling house, with suitable apartments. Female prison of 30 cells, wash-house, stables, coach-house, straw house, male and female hospital (2 stories), convalescent ward (2 stories), convict prison (3 stories), containing 34 cells, all fitted with double wrought iron doors, spring bolts and locks, tread mill and three throw pumps, house of correction (2 stories) for, male and female prisoners, untried prisoners apartments (2 stories) for male and female prisoners, 2 gatekeepers apartments (2 stories). The Lot stands upon 2 statute acres, and is completely surrounded by a twenty-foot wall, built of limestone and coped with granite, in which is a magnificent cut granite gate entrance. All cells and buildings are floored with granite or flags, except coach-house and stables. This lot includes a fine walled-in garden of about half an acre. The Lot is held Free of Rent forever. Immediate possession will be given.

For further particulars apply to:

Messrs CHARLES THORP & SON,

Solicitors,

 Bagenalstown

 or

 to ROBERT BELL Auctioneer, Carlow

Source  - Carlow Library


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