Tower towering over a tower towering over Ballyfin?

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Where: Leinster, Leix, Ireland

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When: Unknown

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This strange edifice with the bizarre tower upon a tower in the Irish Tourist Association's Collection is one we have not seen before AFAIK? One would have expected it to appear in the Lawrence or Eason collections. What was it for and does it still exist?

Photographer: Irish Tourist Association Photographer

Collection: Irish Tourist Association Photographic Collection

Date: 1940

NLI Ref: NPA ITA 1316 (Box VI)

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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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