J4187 : The town wall, Carrickfergus (8)

taken 5 years ago, near to Eden and Kilroot, Northern Ireland

The town wall, Carrickfergus (8)
The town wall, Carrickfergus (8)
A remaining part of the town wall close to McKeen’s Avenue. The retaining wall for the Taylor’s Avenue bridge J4187 : Taylor's Avenue, Carrickfergus (1) is in the background.
The town wall, Carrickgergus

Carrickfergus was founded by the Norman John deCourcy who built a castle there in 1180. The town wall, started in 1579, was completed in 1615. Some of it has long since disappeared, some is little more than a few stones and some has been restored.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 November, 2013   (more nearby)
Friday, 29 November, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 418 878 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.1245N 5:47.9645W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 418 878
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Walls  Town Wall  Retaining Wall 

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