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Castletown Church, Tipperary North
22401907
View from south-east.
Reg. No.22401907
Date1850 - 1870
Previous NameN/A
TownlandCASTLETOWN (CASTLETOWNARRA PR)
CountyTipperary North
Coordinates174457, 180822
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL SOCIAL
RatingRegional
Original Usechurch/chapel
In Use Ashouse
 
Description
Freestanding church with three-stage tower and spire, built c. 1860, now in use as house. Pitched slate roof with rooflights inserted. Ashlar limestone to octagonal spire springing from square upper stage of tower. Ashlar limestone walls with string courses. Graveyard to site.

Appraisal

Possibly designed by Joseph Welland, this Gothic revival church is a well executed example of the architectural style employed in many churches of the latter part of the nineteenth century.
 
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