Abbeville, County Tipperary (townland)

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Abbeville

Baile an Phíopaire
Townland
Abbeville is located in Ireland
Abbeville
Abbeville
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°05′32″N 8°07′25″W / 53.0922°N 8.1235°W / 53.0922; -8.1235Coordinates: 53°05′32″N 8°07′25″W / 53.0922°N 8.1235°W / 53.0922; -8.1235
CountryIreland
ProvinceMunster
CountyCounty Tipperary
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))

Abbeville (Irish: Baile an Phíopaire)[1] is a townland in the Barony of Ormond Lower, County Tipperary, Ireland. It is located in the Civil parish of Lorrha.

Protected structures[edit]

Lackeen Castle, County Tipperary

Lackeen Castle, is a tower house built in the 12 th century as a Kennedy stronghold.[2] It is a national monument in state ownership[3]. It was here that the Lorrha Missal was found.[4][5][6]

There are four buildings within this townland that appear on North Tipperary County Council's Record of Protected Structures (ref S1-S4) [7] and on the National Inventory of Architectural heritage.[8] Somerset, a private house of architectural and artistic interest. Abbeville House, a private house of architectural, artistic and archaeological interest.[9] Lackeen House, of 17th and 18th century origin of architectural and archaeological interest situated close by the castle. Former RIC barracks turned pub located on the R438 road listed as being of social and architectural interest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bunachar Logainmneacha na hÉireann - Placenames Database of Ireland". logainm.ie. Retrieved 2013-05-22.
  2. ^ http://www.discoverireland.ie/Arts-Culture-Heritage/lackeen-castle-lorrha/49162
  3. ^ http://www.archaeology.ie/sites/default/files/media/pdf/monuments-in-state-care-tipperary-north.pdf
  4. ^ Warner, vii – viii
  5. ^ Wallace, 234
  6. ^ Wallace, Patrick F., O'Floinn, Raghnall eds. Treasures of the National Museum of Ireland: Irish Antiquities, 2002, Gill & Macmillan, Dublin, ISBN 0-7171-2829-6
  7. ^ [1] Archived October 2, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ http://www.buildingsofireland.ie
  9. ^ "Abbeville House, Tipperary North: Buildings of Ireland: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage". Buildingsofireland.ie. Retrieved 2013-05-22.