W7970 : Castles of Munster: Belvelly, Cork

taken 6 years ago, near to Belvelly, Lissanisky and Statty Bridge, Cork, Ireland

Castles of Munster: Belvelly, Cork
Castles of Munster: Belvelly, Cork
This C15 tower of the Hodnett family was of strategic importance in guarding the ford linking Great Island to the mainland, the only means of crossing until it was replaced by the existing bridge in 1807. Briefly in the possession of Sir Walter Raleigh, its last occupant was Sir Peter Courthorpe from 1624 - 1650.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Friday, 13 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Islands  Defence, Military  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! W 7924 7062 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:53.2751N 8:18.1346W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! W 7913 7074
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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