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Round Tower, North View, Rock Of Cashel

Round Tower, North View, Rock Of Cashel

Photographer: Hemphill, William Despard

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1860

Shelfmark: 1782.c.16

Item number: 8

Length: 24.7

Width: 19.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

The round tower or Cloictheach is situated north-east of the Rock of Cashel, a fourth-century fortified limestone height in the Golden Vale, Tipperary. Cashel was the capital of the ancient kingdom of Munster and residence of the kings. This view shows the perfect preservation of the round tower and the north transept of the cathedral.

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