J0002 : Stephenstown House, Co. Louth (1)

taken 4 years ago, near to Knockbridge, Rathneety and Walterstown, Louth, Ireland

Stephenstown House, Co. Louth (1)
Stephenstown House, Co. Louth (1)
The ruins of Stephenstown House built in 1785 by Matthew Fortescue, was once a fine square five bays over basement two-storey Georgian house. It remained in the Fortescue family until recent times, being occupied by a Mrs Pyke-Fortescue until her death in 1966. After her nephew inherited the house it was sold in 1974, and by the 1980s had become a ruin. Since Kieran Campbell's photo of 1982 encroaching vegetation has all but obscured the front of the house: Link

J0002 : Stephenstown House, Co. Louth (2)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 21 June, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 July, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 0076 0221 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.5691N 6:27.9413W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 0074 0231
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Georgian House (Ruin) 

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