G8462 : Wardtown Castle

taken 10 years ago, near to Wardtown, Ballure and Kildoney, Donegal, Ireland

Wardtown Castle
Wardtown Castle
I think the front view looks much better than the rear elevation - this was a "landlord's house"; when the rates were abolished the house came into dis-repair after funds were not available for its upkeep, and its demise was accelerated by the fact that the roofing materials were removed by the poor tenants. The dwelling, I understand was occupied by a Henry Folliott in the early 1600's. He was created Baron Folliott, of Ballyshannon, in the Peerage of Ireland on 22 January 1620.
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G8462, 11 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 30 July, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 31 July, 2009
Category
Castle > Castle (ruined)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! G 846 628 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:30.8240N 8:14.2463W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! G 846 628
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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