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A view of St. John's Tower in Dublin [...]

Date

ca. 1780-1800

Collective Title

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

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Description

A view of St. John's Tower, Thomas Street, Dublin and surrounding buildings; including a courtyard housing pigs in the foreground.
The tower was the only remains of a church founded by the Crutched Friars (or Crossbearing Friars - Fratres Cruciferi). St John's was part of a priory and hospital of the order founded around 1188 and located outside the New Gate of Dublin's medieval city walls. The tower was taken down in 1800.
Original Accession: 3 C 32/18

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Location

St. John's Tower, Thomas Street, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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