O1136 : Ashtown Castle

taken 5 years ago, near to Ashtown, Dunsink, Chapelizod, Palmerston and Islandbridge, Dublin, Ireland

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Ashtown Castle
Ashtown Castle
Ashtown Castle is a tower house in the Phoenix Park.
It was found hidden within the walls of a much larger and more recent Georgian building, the Under Secretary's Lodge also known as Ashtown Lodge, that was being used by the Papal Nuncio until 1978. At that time, the Lodge was deemed structurally irreparable due to dry rot. However, as the building was being demolished, Ashtown Castle was discovered. It has now been restored and forms part of the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre.
It is thought to originally date from the 1430s.

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O1136, 19 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 4 August, 2018   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 20 December, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 111 363 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:21.9426N 6:19.8433W
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Irish: geotagged! O 111 363
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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