144 Derrycaw Road, Moy,
Dungannon, Co Armagh
t: 028 8778 4753
Built in the 1820s, this handsome Irish gentry house is surrounded by its 130-hectare (320-acre) wooded riverside estate.
The former home of the MacGeough Bond family, a tour of this Neo-classical masterpiece
reveals it is unchanged since 1900 – the eclectic interior still evoking the family’s tastes and interests. Outside there are sweeping views, superb spring bulbs, scenic walks, a rejuvenated walled garden, adventure playground and fascinating courtyard displays and exhibitions.
Special interest tours:
Musical Heritage Tour
For anyone who would relish the opportunity to tinkle the ivories of a stunning Steinway piano, or try out a tune on a traditional barrel organ, this tour is music to their ears. You can do both on this fascinating guided tour of this amazing Victorian time capsule. Duration 1 hour .
The Fine Furniture Tour
For appreciators of fine furniture it doesn't come much finer than the MacGeough Bond family collection. There are exquisite pieces by Gillows, as well as Williams and Gibton, an early 17th-century ebony and mother-of-pearl Dutch cabinet, pietra dura tables and a beautiful Burr Oak table. Duration 1 hour .
Maritime Heritage Tour
A unique opportunity to hear some fascinating facts and discover the links between The Argory, maritime heritage and the Titanic. Where was the phrase 'women and children first' originally coined? Combine this tour with a visit to the fascinating Springhill residence, which has an even closer connection with the Titanic. Duration 1 hour.
Charges may apply, for more information please contact the property.