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Rockforest house  25" map ©OSI
Rockforest house 25" map ©OSI

A home of Bindon Blood Esq. (1775-1855) throughout the first half of the 19th century and later of his son, Bagot Blood (1845-1897). 

"Rockforest, the residence of Bindon Blood, Esq., is situated in a finely planted demesne extending nearly a mile along the road" [Lewis1837

In 1855, at the time of Griffith's Valuation, It was held in fee by Bindon Blood and valued at £12.

The house shown on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map was replaced by a later house (still extant) nearby. 

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Landed Estates: Rockforest (Blood) Ireland VIEW SOURCE

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