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Re: Mystery House

Postby Rocker » Thu May 28, 2015 9:59 am

Gerald wrote:Maybe the historian in the library could help.


Never thought of that..

Here is a link to the new library....they have more services than I thought..


http://libraries.dlrcoco.ie/home
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Re: Mystery House

Postby IanDC » Thu May 28, 2015 8:51 pm

Gerald and Rocker, thanks!
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Re: Mystery House

Postby Strum » Mon Jul 06, 2015 6:50 pm

I know this is not it, similar architecture. Sandycove.



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Re: Mystery House

Postby Holla » Tue Jul 07, 2015 2:34 am

often pass that house and think of the Mystery House
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Re: Mystery House

Postby Dancer » Tue Jul 07, 2015 6:58 am

Could the mystery house possibly have been on Crofton Rd/Avenue maybe??
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Re: Mystery House

Postby grammer » Tue Jul 07, 2015 9:38 am

Strum wrote:I know this is not it, similar architecture. Sandycove.



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Is it back to front :lol: ?????
cos it's not set up for a leftie
gate handle on the wrong side. :lol:
door lock on the wrong side :lol: :lol:
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Re: Mystery House

Postby Strum » Tue Jul 07, 2015 12:30 pm

grammer wrote:Is it back to front :lol: ?????



It is Grammer, well spotted! :D


Where's that Dancer? Crofton Ave? Sinead had said that before, behind the Hospital.
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Re: Mystery House

Postby Dancer » Tue Jul 07, 2015 7:27 pm

Strum wrote: Where's that Dancer? Crofton Ave? Sinead had said that before, behind the Hospital.


It's 9 Crofton Avenue.....for sale at a mere €895,000 . Fabulous house except for the bathroom.
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Re: Mystery House

Postby Strum » Tue Jul 07, 2015 7:36 pm

Dancer wrote: Fabulous house except for the bathroom.


Let me guess. No curtains and a drip? :lol:
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Re: Mystery House

Postby Dancer » Tue Jul 07, 2015 7:37 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Mystery House

Postby Sinead » Sun Jun 04, 2017 8:54 pm

On Saturday morning I was in Brighton Vale and I think the houses there are the same
as the mystery house.

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Re: Mystery House

Postby Rocker » Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:45 am

Sinead wrote:On Saturday morning I was in Brighton Vale and I think the houses there are the same
as the mystery house.

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:lol: :lol: :lol: now the good weather is here sure we can start walking around again trying to find it.
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Re: Mystery House

Postby Strum » Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:38 pm

A new one for you folks. This is a watercolour by Sybil Katherine Mellon. She was from Blackrock and painted scenes of the area and Booterstown. 1998 she was actively painting so I'm guessing the gates and walls are no more. Any ideas where?

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Re: Mystery House

Postby keeper » Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:35 am

Ah, thought for a minute it was where Vincent Brown lived up from Colimore but then I saw the chimneys behind to the left :cry: was it only Blackrock and Monkstown she concentrated on ?
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Re: Mystery House

Postby Strum » Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:59 am

keeper wrote:Ah, thought for a minute it was where Vincent Brown lived up from Colimore but then I saw the chimneys behind to the left :cry: was it only Blackrock and Monkstown she concentrated on ?



She painted another of a shop on Booterstown Ave, but this could be anywhere Keeper. That front wall on the right seems familiar.
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Re: Mystery House

Postby Sinead » Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:35 pm

Are these houses opposite the Bird Sanctuary? The walls have been altered to allow car parking in the front garden.

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Re: Mystery House

Postby Strum » Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:11 pm

Sinead wrote:Are these houses opposite the Bird Sanctuary? The walls have been altered to allow car parking in the front garden.

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I thought that Sinead or the Strand Rd from Merrion gates but I checked on google street view and nope.
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Re: Mystery House

Postby Toss » Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:20 pm

in that painting ... is that a white apartment/office block to the right of the house or is it a pole with a white background ?

think I'm seeing things that are not there hahaha
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Re: Mystery House

Postby Strum » Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:15 pm

Toss wrote:in that painting ... is that a white apartment/office block to the right of the house or is it a pole with a white background ?

think I'm seeing things that are not there hahaha



A reflection of light on the glass on the painting. ;)
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