The Court House (Grace's Old Castle)
James Grace handed it over to the people of Kilkenny for use as a jail. The jail
was used until 1920. In 1762 it became a courthouse.
bread you could be sentenced to3-4 years in jail. At least 4 people were in a
cell.At least 100 prisoners were in there at any time.
1830 some rebuilding took place including the facade, balcony and the stone staircase.