H8802 : Windmill at Ballymackney, Co. Monaghan

taken 15 years ago, near to Ballymackney, Essexford, Killenny, Corcreaghy and Tullygowan, Monaghan, Ireland

Windmill at Ballymackney, Co. Monaghan
Windmill at Ballymackney, Co. Monaghan
Shown as a tower without sails on Taylor and Skinner's 1778 map of County Louth. Still indicated by the windmill symbol on the OS half-inch sheet 8 as late as 1967 but omitted on the 1978 edition. Hill is shown as Windmill Hill on the 1:50,000 Discovery Series sheet 35. Windmill is in the townland of Aghafad, on a hill above the hamlet of Ballymackney. Situated yards from the boundary with Co. Louth represented by the hedge to right of tower. View looks west to Monalty Lough with the town of Carrickmacross beyond.
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H8802, 2 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Friday, 7 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Saturday, 8 March, 2008
Windmill > Windmill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! H 88208 02026 [1m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.6074N 6:39.4143W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! H 88223 02016
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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