Oxpark

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Oxpark
Páirc an Daimh
townland
Oxpark is located in Ireland
Oxpark
Oxpark
Location within Ireland
Coordinates: 52°53′N 8°02′W / 52.89°N 8.03°W / 52.89; -8.03Coordinates: 52°53′N 8°02′W / 52.89°N 8.03°W / 52.89; -8.03
Country Ireland
County Tipperary

Oxpark (Irish: Páirc an Daimh)[1] is a townland in the Barony of Ormond Lower, County Tipperary, Ireland. It is located north of Main Street Cloughjordan.

Historical structures[edit]

Cloughjordan House is an historic private residence within Oxpark. The present house comprises a central two storey five bay section flanked by two gable fronted sections. The grounds contain the remains of a moat and farm buildings from the 19th and 20th centuries.[2] A business consisting of a cookery school, wedding venue, event destination and B & B accommodation operates from here.[3] Historical records of the walled nursery garden have been transferred to the archives of the National Botanic Gardens (Ireland).[4][5]

A sweathouse and fulacht fiadh were identified during excavations in 2006 prior to work commencing on development of the eco-village.[6][7]

All that remains of Cloughjordan Fever Hospital are a few stones accessed from the west side of the eco-village.[8]

Recent developments[edit]

An eco-village known as The Village is being constructed in Oxpark.[9] on 67 acres (270,000 m2) of land, it merges with the existing village of Cloughjordan.[10] A community amphitheatre, created within the eco-village was opened by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland in April 2017.[11]

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