N5306 : Emo Court, Emo

taken 8 years ago, near to Emo, Kennel Cross Roads, Lough and New Inn Cross Roads, Laois, Ireland

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Emo Court, Emo
Emo Court, Emo
One of the most important country houses in Ireland has been in the care of the State since 1994 after its last owner Mr Cholmeley Dering Cholmeley-Harrison gifted it to the Irish nation. The design for Emo was commissioned by the first Earl of Portarlington in 1790 from James Gandon, the architect of the Custom House and the Four Courts. It is one of his few domestic buildings, although one might describe Emo as magnificent rather than homely. Further information: LinkExternal link
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N5306, 7 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 18 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 8 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Park and Public Gardens  Country estates 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 5384 0657 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:6.4367N 7:11.8094W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 5384 0650
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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