S6893 : Castles of Leinster: Athy, Kildare (1)

taken 8 years ago, near to Athy, Kildare, Ireland

Castles of Leinster: Athy, Kildare (1)
Castles of Leinster: Athy, Kildare (1)
White's Castle (to give it its proper name) has a most attractive setting beside the east bank of the River Barrow. The original tower house was built in the early C15 by Sir John Talbot and subsequently enlarged at a later date. The openings of all three storeys, the battlements, and corner turrets, are all modern.

S6893 : Castles of Leinster: Athy, Kildare (2)
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Date Taken
Monday, 13 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Thursday, 7 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! S 6824 9398 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:59.5514N 6:59.0703W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! S 6818 9392
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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