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Glenbeigh Towers, Kilnabrack Wood, The Demesne, Glenbeigh, County Kerry
21306301
View of house from east.
Reg. No.21306301
Date1865 - 1875
Previous NameN/A
TownlandKILNABRACK UPPER
CountyCounty Kerry
Coordinates66723, 90639
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL ARTISTIC HISTORICAL
RatingNational
Original Usecountry house
 
Description
Remains of detached two-bay three-storey over raised base stone-built Medieval Revival style Victorian tower house with attic, built 1867-1871, with batter to base, single-bay three-storey engaged octagonal turret to south-east corner originally with octagonal spire, two-bay side elevation and originally with recessed gable ends to attic. Originally about a courtyard, burnt in 1922 and now ruinous and mostly collapsed with south-east corner remaining. Sandstone rubble stone walls with ashlar string courses and quoins. Sandstone ashlar surrounds to window openings with pointed, trefoil or square-heads having stepped sandstone sill courses. Remains of detached single-bay single-storey stone-built bastion, built 1867-1871, to west with base batter, gun loops and originally connected to main block with battered bawn wall, now ruinous. Remains of detached two-bay single-storey stone-built outbuilding, built 1867-1871, to north-east, now ruinous and mostly collapsed.
 
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