N9563 : Castles of Leinster: Monktown, Meath (1)

taken 10 years ago, near to Kentstown, Co Meath, Ireland

Castles of Leinster: Monktown, Meath (1)
Castles of Leinster: Monktown, Meath (1)
In a field in a remote part of the countryside is the northern part of a four storey tower whose east facing turret at the NE corner has a vault of overlapping slabs. According to the Civil Survey (1654-6) Edward Dowdall owned 295 acres at Mountowne or Mounketowne in Skreen barony in 1640, and the property included 'one castle, one water mill and one church'.

N9563 : Castles of Leinster: Monktown, Meath (2)
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N9563, 9 images   (more nearby search)
Contributed by
Mike Searle   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 13 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 8 September, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Construction, Development  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 95454 63624 [1m precision]
WGS84: 53:36.8359N 6:33.5057W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 9548 6363
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Castle  Monktown 

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