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" A tradition prevails that the castles of Tullaroan and Courtstown were distinct structures, and the former having been destroyed in a hostile irruption of the Irish, the latter was erected on a different site. The ruins of this edifice evinced considerable... "
Survey of Tullaroan, Or Grace's Parish, in the Cantred of Grace's Country ... - Page 37
by William Shaw Mason - 1819 - 160 pages
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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volume 3

1819
...kolds us op tbo' laid within this slaae, CaiUet. A tradition prevails that the castles of Tullaroan and Courtstown were distinct structures, and the former...powerful chieftain, and the taste of a feudal age. Courtstown castle consisted of an outward ballium or envelope, having a round tower at each angle,...
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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volume 3

William Shaw Mason - 1819
...holds ns up tho1 luiJ within thii sloue. ca»ti«§. A tradition prevails that the castles of Tullaroan and Courtstown were distinct structures, and the former...the spirit of a powerful chieftain, and the taste of » feudal age. Courtstown castle consisted of an oatward balllum or envelope, having a round tower...
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Excursions Through Ireland: Comprising Topographical and ..., Volumes 1-3

Thomas Cromwell - 1820
...through successive centuries evinced considerable grandeur, as well as great strength ; exhibiting the spirit of a powerful chieftain, and the taste of a feudal age. Courtstown Castle consisted of an outward ballium or, envelope, having a round tower at each angle,...
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Ireland Illustrated: From Original Drawings

George Newenham Wright - 1831 - 80 pages
...architectural character. The ruins, in 1760, evinced considerable beauty, grandeur, and strength, — and exhibited the spirit of a powerful chieftain, and the taste of a feudal age. The Castle was defended by an outward ballium, adorned with round towers at each angle, and by a noble...
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History and Antiquities of Kilkenny (County and City): With ..., Volume 1

William Healy - 1893 - 576 pages
...can forbear to pause upon its name, or biographer of the Grace family to transcribe its description. The ruins of this edifice evinced considerable grandeur,...powerful chieftain and the taste of a feudal age. Courtstown castle consisted of an outward ballium or envelope, having a round tower at each angle,...
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