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View of the moat at Navan, Co. of E[ast] Meath, 22 m[iles] from Dublin [...]

Date

ca. 1780-1800

Collective Title

Rambles thro' the county of Dublin and some others in Ireland

Collection

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From the Collection

Description

View of an earthen mound or motte at Navan, Co. Meath. Two men climb the slope in the foreground.

Original Accession: 3 C 31/9

Image Licence

Image Credit

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From the Watercolour World

Location

Navan Motte, Moathill, Navan, County Meath, Republic of Ireland.

Medium

Tww Comment

Motte and bailey' represented a typical Norman style of castle construction. Navan Motte was constructed on top of a natural gravel ridge in the 12th Century by Baron Jocelyn de Angulo.