ME01634 - MANORLAND (1st division) - Trim Castle - Anglo-Norman masonry castle

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The following description is derived from the published 'Archaeological Inventory of County Meath' (Dublin: Stationery Office, 1987). In certain instances the entries have been revised and updated in the light of recent research. Date of upload/revision: 10 July 2007 Built between 1170 and 1205 on site of ringwork (ME036-048033-). Rectangular keep of four storeys with square towers projecting from middle of each wall, of which only three survive. Entrance at first floor of E tower with small chapel above. Triangular ward of same period defined on two sides by curtain wall with five D-shaped towers and two gateways, one with barbican. Third side of ward defended by River Boyne. Hall situated at N of ward. (PRIA 1978, 127-98).

Description Source: National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

Monument Details

Address:
MANORLAND (1st division), Meath
GPS:
53.5543, -6.7898
SMRS:
ME036-048004-
what3words:
everyday.goofy.further

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