H5653 : Augher Castle, County Tyrone

taken 13 years ago, near to Augher, Northern Ireland

Augher Castle, County Tyrone
Augher Castle, County Tyrone
The castle dismantled by order of parliament, and continued in a state of dilapidation and neglect till 1832, when it was restored and a large and handsome mansion built adjoining it by Sir J. M. Richardson Bunbury, Bart. The ancient building consisted of a pentagonal tower surrounded by a wall 12 feet high and flanked by four circular towers; the wall has been removed, but one of the round towers has been restored; and the entrance gateway has also been removed and rebuilt on an elevated situation commanding some fine views, in which the remains of the old castle form an interesting object: the mansion is situated in a well-wooded demesne of 220 acres, and upon the margin of a beautiful lake.
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Date Taken
Monday, 10 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 11 April, 2006
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! H 562 538 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:25.7793N 7:8.0881W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! H 562 538
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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