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 Castles of Ireland - Ballinard Castle






Location
near Ballinard, County Tipperary, Ireland

Description
Ballinard Castle is situated about two and a half miles from Fethard in South Tipperary.

Ballinard Castle is a five storey tower house to which a two storey house has been added on the western side. The extension has not been designed to blend with the original tower, and is of 19th century origin. The tower has chimneys for fireplaces on the south side.

History
The castle was originally a seat of the Roche family and later passed to the Lindsays. In earlier days, the castle had a narrow barbican.


Other Castles in the Area
  Ardfinnan Castle, County Tipperary
  Ardmayle Castle, County Tipperary
  Ballindoney Castle, County Tipperary
  Ballybur Castle, County Kilkenny
  Ballynahow Castle, County Tipperary
  Burnchurch Castle, County Kilkenny
  Cahir Castle, County Tipperary
  Clomantagh Castle, County Kilkenny
  Court Castle, County Tipperary
  Kilkenny Castle, County Kilkenny
  Loughlohery Castle, County Tipperary
  Milltown St John Castle, County Tipperary
  Ormonde Castle, County Tipperary
  Rock of Cashel, County Tipperary







Rock of Cashel
Ballinard Castle, Tipperary. This five storey tower now adjoins a 19th century residence on its western side

Photograph by Mike Searle. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)


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