Milford House

3 Victoria Street

'The Irish Bagpiper'. Oil painting by Frederick Goodall

Our guided tours give you the full story of Milford House, its rise and decline and the work of Milford Buildings Preservation Trust to save the house today.

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'The Irish Bagpiper'. Oil painting by Frederick Goodall

Milford House was considered very modern by the McCrum family. Robert Garmany McCrum collected modern artists which where popular at the end of the 19th century.

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'The Irish Bagpiper'. Oil painting by Frederick Goodall

Celebrate your event at Milford House Collection. With our sumptuous and elegantly furnished rooms you and you will have an unforgettable experience surrounded by a unique heritage.

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McCrum Family Regency Tea Service

Visitors can book Afternoon tea in the graceful Dining Room where you will partake of Tea using silver and china while the Mc Crum family portraits look down on you.

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'The Irish Bagpiper'. Oil painting by Frederick Goodall

As a registered charity Milford Buildings Preservation Trust relies on the generosity provided by our visitors, volunteers and donors to continue our work.

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'The Irish Bagpiper'. Oil painting by Frederick Goodall

This section allows you to discover more about individual items in the Milford House collection. These are only some of our favourite items in our vast collections.

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Milford House

About the house

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Milford House, a building in danger

Milford House was once the talk of 19th century Ireland the wonder of its age and Milford linen was known throughout the world. Today the factory is gone, Milford House derelict and is one of the top twelve listed buildings at risk in Northern Ireland...

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The Penalty Kick

In the context of when the penalty kick was invented in 1890, there were few rules in football and games were rather uncivilized. There was a mad scramble to create them and so inevitably when William McCrum suggested it, it was not taken seriously.

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The McCrum Family

The Mc Crum family of Milford is a fascinating story of a family who rose from being farmers to one of the most prominent and powerful linen manufacturing dynasties in Ireland, and how they amassed and spent a fortune in three generations.

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The Manor House School

In 1936 Mrs. Miller leased the house and forty acres to the Manor House School Ltd. The school was a country house residential school run along English guidelines but on a smaller scale with less domestic staff.

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Milford Buildings Preservation Trust

Latest News

23rd Nov, 2023

Death of Captain Tony McCrum Milford BPT Patron

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