Try to find the spot where the photographer was standing.
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Looks like two buildings from different times. A ruined tower house behind ? Look forward to finding out where it’s located. Thanks.
Ormond Castle, Carrick-on-Suir - still there!
It was recently restored
The Lawrence collection has some photos of what they call "The Castle, Carrick-on-Suir"from both outside (including a view from across the river) and inside: fireplace, gallery.
What a great building; so very glad it is still standing.
YouTubeView - youtu.be/ZtWRO3j5QKg
This is beautiful. I love ruins.
The parapet infill walls (see note) are not evident here and the Lawrence photos. They alter the whole appearance of the facade compared to the recent photos. Is that a restoration or an error?
https://www.flickr.com/photos/beachcomberaustralia In the Visitor's Guide to Ormond Castle, the author, Jane Fenlon, states "Evidence of an original parapet wall at roof level was found (sprockets were added to the rafters)... The trusses and rafters were taken down, the parapets restored, and the roof repaired...". This work was undertaken in the late 1950s.
it appears to be so much bigger in the Mason image compared to the more recent one?
https://www.flickr.com/photos/swordscookie I think that's just the angle - here's one from the OPW:
At the NIAH and GeoHive 6" OSI map from the 1830s, when the house was only 250 or so.
We met the builder of the house (or at least his portraits) before - Thomas "Black Tom" Butler, 10th Earl of Ormond: