N5544 : Castles of Leinster: Rattin, Westmeath (1)

taken 8 years ago, near to Baltinoran, Meath, Ireland

Castles of Leinster: Rattin, Westmeath (1)
Castles of Leinster: Rattin, Westmeath (1)
This is a C15 tower which underwent an extensive remodelling in the C16. During this period the tower was given a new battered base, and extended at the southeast to accommodate a tier of mural chambers and a new entrance. In the C17 the castle was held by Nicholas D'Arcy of Platten.

N5544 : Castles of Leinster: Rattin, Westmeath (2)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 16 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 7 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 5514 4408 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.6485N 7:10.2549W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 5517 4410
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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