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Brick turretted tower

Brick turretted tower

 
 
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Brick turretted tower, corner - bastion of fort over water, cannon at embrasures..Believe it or not, I was surprised when ZMB ( /photos/zoebowyer/ ) identified this as Shane's Castle, especially after the photo purporting to be Shane's Castle on Thursday last. You live and learn...By the way, Zoe got within a few minuets, so very well done. ..Shane's Castle ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shane's_Castle ) is a ruined castle near Randalstown in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The castle is on the north-east shores of Lough Neagh. Built in 1345 by a member of the O'Neill dynasty, it was originally called Eden-duff-carrick.Shane MacBrien O'Neill changed the name to Shane's Castle in 1722...In more recent times the castle grounds have been used as set locations in Game of Thrones...Photographers: Frederick Holland Mares, James Simonton..Contributor: John Fortune Lawrence..Collection: The Stereo Pairs Photograph Collection ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Collection/vtls000034077 ) ..Date: Circa 1860-1883..NLI Ref: STP_0393 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000563708 ) ..You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie ( http://catalogue.nli.ie )

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1860 - 1869
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National Library of Ireland
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