N3225 : Castles of Leinster: Srah, Offaly (1)

taken 10 years ago, near to Tulach Mhor and Red Gate, Offaly, Ireland

Castles of Leinster: Srah, Offaly (1)
Castles of Leinster: Srah, Offaly (1)
Located on the Grand Canal Way near Tullamore, Srah was built in 1588 by the Elizabethan officer John Briscoe from Cumbria. It is notable for its numerous gunloops, and the bartizans with rooms opening off the fourth storey. There is also a particularly fine two-light angle loop, its mullion comprising a section of the SW corner by the west facing entrance. There is also another fine single angle loop that pierces the NE corner Link. The exterior is complete to the parapet, on which is a machicolation directly over the entrance. The ruins of a C17 house adjoins the NW corner.

N3225 : Castles of Leinster: Srah, Offaly (2)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 24 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Thursday, 8 July, 2010
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 32802 25169 [1m precision]
WGS84: 53:16.5657N 7:30.5417W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 32802 25148
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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