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Rathgar Castle, 1 1/2 miles from Dublin [...]

Date

ca. 1780-1800

Collective Title

Rambles through the County of Dublin and some of the neighbouring ones.

Collection

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From the Collection

Description

A view of the remains of Rathgar Castle and surrounding buildings. Two men look upon the ruins from a yard enclosed by walls with a gate and high piers.
Original Accession: 3 C 32/23

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Image Credit

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From the Watercolour World

Location

Rathgar Castle, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Medium

Tww Comment

The castle remained in the possession of the Cusack family for over a century, but gradually decayed and was a ruin by the end of the eighteenth century. No trace of it remains today, though it is thought to have been located at present day 44-49 Highfield Road (wikipedia)