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irishphotoexplorer De La Poer's Tower
Clonegam
Co.Waterford

Title "The Tower"

It is dated around 1783. A tapered Irish 'round tower' with a Interior cut stone spiral staircase. At the top, you are greeted with a beautiful vista of the curraghmore demesne and mature forests with a variety of trees.
The tower is regarded as a monument of national importance.

It was built by George De La Poer Beresford, Earl of Tyrone (1735 - 1800). It was a imposing landmark in the past to the locality. The wall is up to seven feet thick. It has stood the test of time and is in almost perfect condition.
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