The Binchy family, described as Bench at that time, occupied these premises during Griffith’s Valuation in 1851. Internationally acclaimed author, Maeve Binchy is a scion of this Binchy family. Sir Richard Griffith was the person responsible for valuing every single piece of property in Ireland in order to levy a fair charge on each property owner to help pay for the upkeep of the local workhouse which in Churchtown’s case was located in Mallow.
With 1 double bed and 1 single bed, the room spans 20 sqm with a seating area. This room can accommodate a maximum of 3 adults or 2 adults & 1 child in the existing bedding.