ME01681 - DUNSANY - 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 Hugh de Lacy founded castle here c. 1200 which passed to Sir Christopher Plunkett in 1403. Remodelled in 1780s and again c. 1840. Some of original castle may exist in square projecting corner towers. (Bence-Jones 1978, 117).

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

Monument Details

Address:
DUNSANY, Meath
GPS:
53.5355, -6.62089
SMRS:
ME037-018----
what3words:
established.decorators.ogre

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