Historic Buildings of Co. Tipperary A - B
Republic of Ireland
Image right - Ardfinnan Castle
Due to the numerous Historical buildings and castles in of County Kilkenny the project has been split into 4 projects. (The arrowed buttons below are linked to the other pages).
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The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in County Tipperary, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects where they have been set up.
Castles, Baronial and Historic houses
... in alphabetical order
Including Castles, Abbeys, Manor Houses, Mansions, Stately Homes, Country houses, Estate houses, Courts, Halls, Parks and other listed buildings of historic interest
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● Abbeville House was the seat of the Hemsworth family from the early 18th century until c1890, when Thomas Gerard Hemsworth sold up and emigrated to Canada
● Annameadle Castle, Ruins
● Archerstown Castle
● Ardcrony Castle
● Ardfinnan Castle, Built in 1185, by John, Earl of Morton, afterwards King John, also built two other castles, - Lismore and Tibraghny. It was preserved as a military stronghold until 1649, when it was dismantled by Oliver Cromwell. Described as semi-ruined in 1861, it received a Victorian “restoration” when a three storey battlemented tower was added and the original castle received Irish battlements. Over the years it has been extended into a modest country house.
● Ardmayle Castle (1)
Alternate image of Ardmayle ruin
● Ardmayle Castle (2) East of the Suir, and opposite a medieval church still in use, is one of two castle remains at Ardmayle, this one being a 40 foot high Butler tower house. In the next grid square to the west is the north wall of what remains of a four storey stronghouse down by the river
● Ballinaclough Castle
● Ballinard Castle - five storey tower now adjoining a 19th century residence on its western side. Originally a seat of the Roches, it later passed to the Lindsays. No date for when it was built, but a document of 1650 mentions it having a "little narrow barbican".
● Ballindoney Castle - four storey tower whose end walls continue upwards a stage further, is first mentioned in 1547.
● Ballingarrane formerly Summerville, Clonmel. Associated name Watson. built c. 1797, Owned by Col. Sidney Watson, historical biographer.
● Ballingarry Castle
● Ballintotty Castle - round-cornered castle beside the Ballintotty River is four storeys high
● Ballybeg Castle - mall four storey Ormond tower just to the south of Littleton. A gable-mark on the east side is evidence of the existence of a two storey 17th century house that once adjoined the castle.
● Ballyboy Castle
● Ballycapple Castle hall house dating from the 13th century was later extensively remodelled. A wing projecting east at the SE corner has a spiral stair that may be an original feature.
● Ballycolliton Castle
● Ballydoyle Castle
● Ballydrinan Castle
● Ballyerk Castle
● Ballyfinboy Castle - A 15th or 16th century tower house
● Ballygriffin Castle
● Ballyherberry Castle
● Ballylina Lodge Borriskane. Georgian house.
● Ballylusky Castle
● Ballymacady Castle
● Ballymackey Castle
● Ballynaclough Castle
● Ballynahinch Castle
● Ballynahow Castle
● Ballynakill Castle
● Ballynamoe Castle
● Ballynoran Castle (aka Duffhill)
● Ballyowen a.k.a. formerly New Park, Cashel. Associated names - Pennefather sub Freese-Pennefather; McCan sub Power; O'Connell. Built c. 1750 by the Pennefather family. sold after the famine to the Davies family. Resold 1864 to the McCan family.
● Ballyquirk Castle Ruins
● Ballynahow Castle, Intact Castle
● Ballysheedy/Ballysheeda Castle, Ruins
● Ballytarsna Castle
● Barrettstown Castle
● Bawnmadrum Castle
● Beechwood Castle (aka Graigue Upper)
● Behamore Castle (aka Hawkshaw)
● Boolabaun Castle
● Borris Castle (aka Black Castle)
● Borrisoleigh Castle
● Buolick Castle
● Burncourt Castle
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Other Pages for Historic Buildings of Ireland Counties
Historic Buildings of County Kilkenny
Historic Buildings of County Tipperary
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