Land: CORK, In the Matter of the Estate of John Richard Hedges BECHER. Esq. OWNER and PETITIONER Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives Land Index Copyright Contributed by C.Hunt & M. Taylor _________________________________________________________________________ IN THE COURT OF THE COMMISSIONERS FOR SALE OF INCUMBERED ESTATES IN IRELAND CITY OF CORK: To be sold by Auction in One Lot: SALE on Friday the 16th day of April, 1858 at 12 o'Clock noon'- Pursuant to order bearing date 16th March, 1857 Rentals and Particulars of Sale of Portion of the Lands of Hollybrook known as Hollybrook House and Demesne, held in Fee-simple, and situate in the Parish of Abbeystrowry, Barony of West Carbery and the County of Cork For rentals and particulars apply to the Commissioners in Dublin; M'Carthy DOWNING, Solicitor having Carriage of the Sale, Skibbereen, and 7 Inn's Quay, Dublin; or to Frederick A. Klein, C. E. Offices, 21 South Mall, Cork. [Printed for the Offices of F A Klein, C.E. by John CROWE, 10 Cook St., Cork] ------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Edited & Condensed where possible] ______________________________________ Denominations Tenant Annual Rent Hollybrook House and Demesne, In the possession of £268 10s. 0d 192a 2r 19 1/2p John Richard Hedges [F A Klein Valuation] BECHER, the Owner NOTED: The entire Lands known as Hollybrook House and Demesne contains 192a 2r 19 1/2p, but 4a 0r 16 1/2p thereof were Sold to Anthony MORGAN, Esq. and conveyed to him by the present Owner, free of Chief rent, by deed bearing date 19th May, 1853 NOTED: Patrick TWOHIG, a Tenant on the adjoining Lands of Maulbrack has liberty to cut Turf for two houses in the Bog upon the lands to be sold, for one life and 31 years in reversion. This reservation is contained in a certain conveyance, dated 15th January, 1853, from the Commissioners of this Court to the Owner in this matter, of the Clovers part of Maulbrack, the Mill Lands of same and Carriganear, part of said Lands of Maulbrack. [Trans note: Above second note is overlayed on to the page below 1st Noted observation in film image.] Descriptive Particulars ------------------ The Demesne of Hollybrooke is situate One Mile from Skibbereen, on the Coach Road to Bantry, Glengariff and Dunmanway. The Land consists of Arable and Pasture - portions are rich, fertile and Very productive for Green Crops. The Mansion House is large and commodious, affording every accommodation for a Gentleman's family. There is a Green-house, Vinery and a well-stocked garden walled in all around. The Farm Offices are only a few years built. A large sum of money has been expended to make them eligible for Agricultural pursuits. The annexed Plan of the Mansion, House and Offices will more readily show the extent of the entire and the suitable accommodation they contain. The Demesne is tastefully Planted and the thinning alone of the Plantations yearly and also the sale of the valuable Turf Bog on the Lands afford a considerable income. The valuation put down for this Estate is moderate, and according to its present state, and is capable of being still more increased. This Estate is situate in a Sporting Country where there is good Salmon Fishing and in a respectable neighbourhood and is well worth the attention of Purchasers. ______________________________________________________________________________________________ SOURCE: Vol. 4 - FHL# 0258795 Encumbered Estates - County Cork.