W3147 : Castles of Munster: Ballinvard, Cork (1)

taken 12 years ago, near to Rossmore, Co Cork, Ireland

Castles of Munster: Ballinvard, Cork (1)
Castles of Munster: Ballinvard, Cork (1)
This castle is also known as Rossmore, and is a late C16 O'Hurley tower of four storeys. Built on a rock plateau, it was forfeited in the 1650s and granted to the Archbishop of Dublin. There are square bartizans on the NE and SW corners, and a box machicolation over the entrance doorway located on the east side. A spiral stair is contained within the SE corner.

W3147 : Castles of Munster: Ballinvard, Cork (2)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 June, 2012   (more nearby)
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Friday, 13 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! W 3118 4711 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:40.3678N 8:59.7319W
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Irish: geotagged! W 3118 4703
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