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Ballyheige Castle, County Kerry
21301402
View of gateway from south-east.
Reg. No.21301402
Date1820 - 1840
Previous NameN/A
TownlandBALLYHEIGE
CountyCounty Kerry
Coordinates75080, 128018
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL ARTISTIC SOCIAL
RatingRegional
Original Usegate lodge
In Use Asgate lodge
 
Description
Gateway to Ballyheige Castle, built c. 1830, comprising pair of single-bay two-storey lodge towers with cross apertures and battlemented parapets having elliptical-headed carriage arch to centre and single-bay single-storey flat-roofed end bay to south with battlemented parapet. Lodge to north now disused. Castellated parapet walls with sandstone copings. Sandstone ashlar facing to front and rear facades with rubble stone side walls and blind arrow loops. Pointed sandstone arches with limestone profiled sills and replacement windows. Three-centred recessed carriage arch.
 
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