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Ballyquirk Castle, Carrigahorig, Tipperary North
22400424
View of yard from north-east.
Reg. No.22400424
Date1790 - 1830
Previous NameN/A
TownlandBALLYQUIRK
CountyTipperary North
Coordinates191069, 201974
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL SOCIAL
RatingRegional
Original Usefarmyard complex
In Use Asfarmyard complex
 
Description
Extensive complex of outbuildings, c.1810, comprising rubble limestone single- and two-storey buildings, many retaining slate to pitched roofs and with brick and cut stone dressings to openings and cut stone copings to some buildings. Main building is two-storey structure which housed dairy, laundry and grain store, and has milking parlour adjoining to south. Other structures include cow byres, barn, carriage house, machinery store and large walled orchard.

Appraisal

Fine range of stone farm buildings attached to and providing context for Ballyquirk Castle. Many features of interest remain, such as cut stone detailing, slate roofs and small-paned windows.
 
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