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Howth Martello Tower, Howth Head, Howth, Fingal
11359033
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Reg. No.11359033
Date1800 - 1810
Previous NameN/A
TownlandHOWTH
CountyFingal
Coordinates328880, 239222
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL HISTORICAL TECHNICAL
RatingNational
Original Usemartello tower
 
Description
Martello tower, c.1805, on a circular plan with tapered profile, having machicolation above raised entrance. Modern metal steps to first floor. ROOF: Concealed behind parapet. WALLS: Rendered; granite string course and coping to parapet; ashlar granite projection supported by five granite console bracket above entrance. OPENINGS: Square headed; rendered hood mouldings. Metal studded door to first floor. Second door located at ground floor with gibbsian granite surround; metal studded door randomly placed; small square windows
 
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