C6638 : An example of machicolation, Magilligan Tower

taken 14 years ago, near to Greencastle and Pound Town, Ireland

An example of machicolation, Magilligan Tower
An example of machicolation, Magilligan Tower
Machicolation - an opening in the floor of a projecting gallery or parapet, between the supports or corbels, or in the roof over an entrance, through which hot liquids, heavy stones, etc. could be dropped by the defenders of a fortress

More at LinkExternal link

Note the tower was built in 1812.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Kenneth Allen and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
Loading map... (JavaScript required)
Grid Square
C6638, 51 images   (more nearby search)
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 July, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 July, 2008
Category
Architectural detail > Building detail   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! C 660 388 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:11.5136N 6:57.8685W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! C 660 388
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Supplemental image
This page has been viewed about 84 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
thumbs up icon
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register