N8056 : Castles of Leinster: Trim, Meath (1)

taken 11 years ago, near to Trim, Co Meath, Ireland

Castles of Leinster: Trim, Meath (1)
Castles of Leinster: Trim, Meath (1)
Arguably the finest and most important Anglo-Norman castle in the whole of Ireland, it has stood here on the south bank of the Boyne for nearly 850 years. Granted by Henry II to Hugh de Lacy in 1172, building began on its unique cruciform shape shortly after 1173. For a comprehensive history see: Link

N8056 : Castles of Leinster: Trim, Meath (2)
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N8056, 128 images   (more nearby search)
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Mike Searle   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 12 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 21 July, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Construction, Development  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 8025 5670 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:33.2570N 6:47.3927W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 8049 5679
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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