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Aughinish Martello Tower, County Clare
20400351
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Reg. No.20400351
Date1800 - 1820
Previous NameN/A
TownlandAUGHBOY
CountyCounty Clare
Coordinates128700, 213621
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL HISTORICAL TECHNICAL
RatingRegional
Original Usemartello tower
In Use Ashouse
 
Description
Freestanding ovoid-plan single-bay three-stage former Martello Tower, c. 1810. Now in use as house. Flat glass roof with cut-limestone parapet and cut-stone chimneystacks. Battered cut-limestone walls with plinth. External metal stairs leading to entrance. Square-headed openings with replacement timber casement windows. Replacement timber matchboard door.
 
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