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Grange or Grangemonk, Queens County

Historical Description

GRANGE, or GRANGEMONK, also called MONKSGRANGE, a parish, in the barony of BALLYADAMS, QUEEN'S county, and province of LEINSTER, 4 miles (N.) from Carlow, on the river Barrow; containing 240 inhabitants. This parish comprises 841 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and valued at £490 per annum. Killeen is the seat of M. D Thomas, Esq.; and Ballyfoyle, of J. Carter, Esq. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Leighlin, and in the gift of G. Hartpole, Esq., in whom the rectory is impropriate. The tithes amount to £55. 7. 8¼., of which £36. 18. 5½. is payable to the impropriator, and the remainder to the vicar. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Killeban. There is an old churchyard, which is the burial-place of the Hartpole family, also the ruins of a castle.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1840 by Samuel Lewis

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