V4276 : New Cable Houses, Knightstown. circa 1900

taken 14 years ago, near to Knights Town, Glanleam, Ardcost and Reenard, Kerry, Ireland

New Cable Houses, Knightstown.  circa 1900
New Cable Houses, Knightstown. circa 1900
The new cable houses were constructed circa 1900 to support the growing staff needed for the trans-Atlantic cables. Approximately 400 staff were employed during the peak employment years. Operations terminated in 1966, and the New Cable houses are now private residences.
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Thursday, 21 July, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 April, 2007
Category
Historic building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! V 42566 76683 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:55.2325N 10:17.3454W
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Irish: geotagged! V 42566 76683
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