R4902 : Castles of Munster: Ballyclogh, Cork (1)

taken 15 years ago, near to Ballyclogh, Co Cork, Ireland

Castles of Munster: Ballyclogh, Cork (1)
Castles of Munster: Ballyclogh, Cork (1)
Trees are encroaching on this tower house in the village of Ballyclogh, and its roof has collapsed in recent times. The castle was held by the MacRoberts branch of the Barrys, and was forfeited in 1641 and given to the Purdons. In the early 19c it was altered to provide a residence for the estate steward, and the bawn filled with lean-to buildings, all now derelict.

R4902 : Castles of Munster: Ballyclogh, Cork (2)
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R4902, 3 images   (more nearby search)
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Wednesday, 24 June, 2009   (more nearby)
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Friday, 10 July, 2009
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Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! R 4940 0202 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:10.0906N 8:44.4152W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! R 49403 02026
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