N8056 : Castles of Leinster: Trim, Meath (3)

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

Castles of Leinster: Trim, Meath (3)
Castles of Leinster: Trim, Meath (3)
Across the river from the mighty keep is the sole surviving gateway of the town wall of Trim, that had at one time as many as five such gateways incorporated within its 2km long circuit. This gate known as ‘Sheep Gate’ was between the Augustinian abbey and the Porch field which the abbey owned in 1540. The arched passage seen in the photo led to a now blocked doorway in the south wall that gave access from the Porch field to the town when the main gate was closed.

N8056 : Castles of Leinster: Trim, Meath (1)
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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 8038 5681 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:33.3151N 6:47.2733W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 8038 5681
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Castle  Gateway 

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