Indeed, an enigma...

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Add this intriguing 1857 map and I'm hooked....

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And so the mystery deepens.
Phil Fenton, who introduced me to the puzzle,
couldn't throw any light on the mystery.

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A closer examination of visual clues suggests that while the structure was in existence Ca1857 - 1890, exactly how long it operated as a public house is unknown . 

1857 Map

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Fyans Ford by Thomas Hannay Ca 1859

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1857 Map

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Nevertheless, it is fair to say

Fyansford during the mid- to late-1800s, was well served by public houses.