N6545 : Clonard Motte, Meath

taken 7 years ago, near to Clonard, Meath, Ireland

Clonard Motte, Meath
Clonard Motte, Meath
The motte is a flat-topped, steep sided, grass covered earthen mound with an elm or lime tree at the summit. It's situated on the flood-plain of the Clonard or Kilwarden River. It was constructed under the direction of Hugh De Lacy when Clonard was occupied by the Normans c.1177.
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N6545, 2 images   (more nearby search)
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Mike Searle   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 12 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Friday, 31 July, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Construction, Development  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 6574 4506 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.1039N 7:0.6727W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 657 450
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