M5220 : Castles of Connacht: Strongfort, Galway

taken 10 years ago, near to Caherkinmonwee, Ballymore, Cranghwell, Ballywinna and Shanelogh, Galway, Ireland

Castles of Connacht: Strongfort, Galway
Castles of Connacht: Strongfort, Galway
Also known as Caheradangan, this restored and inhabited tower has two circular bartizans containing rooms on diagonally opposite corners. Its massive walls are over 6 feet thick at the lower level, and thicker still above. The entrance in the east wall has a thin groove for what at one time must have housed a metal portcullis.
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M5220   (more nearby search)
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Sunday, 13 June, 2010   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 8 July, 2010
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Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! M 52659 20105 [1m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.7697N 8:42.5771W
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Irish: geotagged! M 52659 20065
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