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Blue plaque status property at Northland Place Dungannon enters market for sale

Credit: (Edgar Henry Harper)

Ever fancied owning a piece of history? Now is your chance as number 3 and 3a Northland Place Dungannon has entered the market for sale.

The property which was built circa mid 1800s is an exceptional residence with that all important town centre location and ideally situated it is within walking distance to some of Dungannon’s leading Primary and Grammar Schools and is conveniently located to shops, restaurants and the M1 Motorway (Junction 15).

Collectively the two properties boast no less than 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, with the main residence (Number 3) offering four of the bedrooms.

The property to the rear consists of two substantial ground floor offices whilst the first floor is currently being utilitised as an Air BnB. The accommodation offered is two good sized bedrooms, two reception rooms, kitchen/dining area and bathroom which offers and additional income stream.

Currently being offered for sale by Maneely & Co the agent states “rarely if at all does a unique sale like this come to the market and early inspection is simply a must to fully appreciate everything this property has to offer with its ideal location, superb extensive adaptable accommodation and its beautiful generous site and gardens.

“Over the years it has been impeccably maintained. A considerable amount of thought and expense has gone into the elegant presentation of the house which has a very homely atmosphere. The generous accommodation will appeal to a family”.

The property which received blue plaque status in May 2018 is the former home of Lieutenant Edgar Henry Harper who was the eldest son of Mr Henry M Harper Lieutenant E.H and Mrs Annie Harper. Henry was born on July 4, 1880 and was the eldest of nine siblings.

Educated at Dungannon Royal School, Queen’s University, Belfast, and Trinity College, Dublin, he held an appointment as Lecturer in Bangor University, Wales, and prior to the war was Professor in Mathematics in Cork University as well as being an enthusiastic Rugby football player.

Edgar took particular interest in the mathematics of flight. In 1910, alongside a fellow colleague he published his book, Aerial Locomotion and further greatly contributed to one of the seminal books on the theory of aviation; G.H. Bryan’s Stability in Aviation. (Credit

Whilst serving with the South Staffordshire Regiment Edgar was killed in action on July 10 1916, aged 36.

The property now listed with Offers around £500,000 with enquires directly to Manelly & Co.

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