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Glendalough Round Tower

 

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  • Glendalough Round Tower

Other Information

  • This tower was built during the Viking Invasion to observe raiders and help protect the monastic site it sits on. The precise date has been lost in antiquity.
  • The tower was also used to store relics should a raid occur and worked as a safehouse.

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Reference Data

Reference No.
4559
First Uploaded
19-02-2006
Last Editorial Date
20-12-2005
 

Building Location

Council
Wicklow Uplands Council
County
County Wicklow
Region
Southern Ireland
Country
Ireland

Building Specification

Status
Complete

Roof Height (AGL)
33.00

Market Data

Primary Use
Castle


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