(Note: Please respect the privacy of the owners of these houses as they are private dwellings.)
Killowen is a two storey Georgian house overlooking the River Barrow. There are two Wyatt windows at the ends of the first storey.These are rectangular triple windows. There is a lovely wooded driveway to the house.
George Glascott bought Killowen estate from the Earl of Anglesey in 1725 and left it to his son John Glascott. The Glascott estate included Alderton,Fruit Hill and Killowen. John was a Captain in the Wexford Militia in 1798. When Captain Glascott died his eldest son John took over Killowen. He was a barrister. John was succeeded by his son John Henry in 1857. Ten years later the estate was sold. There have been different owners since then.
A member of the Tottenham family married a Glascott and lived in Killowen in the 1930′s. This Mrs Tottenham was the first passenger in Andrew Boland’s New Ford Model A saloon car used as a hackney car. Bolands,from Whitechurch have been in the Motor Trade since 1923. Another occupier was Mrs.Marie Elena,known as ‘Mecha Cazalet’.In the late 70′s Killowen was bought by the present owner Michael Ryan, the R.T.E journalist and presenter of ‘Nationwide’.
Killowen has seven bedrooms,two of which are self-contained apartments, and four main reception rooms. It also has a ballroom.