Registry of Deeds Building Tour - Open House Dublin 2022
Building Tour

Registry of Deeds Building Tour

James Gandon, Francis Johnston
Dublin, D01 EK82
10.10am – 11am
11.10am – 12pm
12.10pm – 1pm
1.10pm – 2pm
2.10pm – 3pm
3.10pm – 4pm
4.10pm – 5pm
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Facade of classical building with columns and dome on top Pine wood shelving with books in Public Room at Registry of Deeds

The tour will begin at exterior of the building to view the two symmetrical wings occupied by Kings Inn and Registry of Deeds , the cupola, and external friezes and sculptures.

It will move to the Registry of Deeds main vault , normally closed to the public, which holds Memorials dating from 1708. The tour will then proceed up the cantilever stairs to the Public Room, with it’s beautiful pitch pine shelves (designed c.1829) and original parquet floors. It will finish on second floor in the Genealogical Room, and Mezzanine Room, which have lovely views of Dublin city. As well as focusing on the architectural features of the building, the tour will also explain the purpose of Registry of Deeds and historical value of the property records we hold.


Accessibility Information

All of the rooms on the tour are wheelchair accessible with the exception of the Main Vault. The intended tour route includes climbing two flights of stairs, however participants can also choose to use lift.

Wheelchair accessible


Photography Credit
© Property Registration Authority

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