Plan of the Castle of Fethard, Co. Tipperary.
Plan of an L-shaped castle with round bastion on outer side of the angle at Fethard, County Wexford, Ireland.
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Error on proof which is the stating of Fethard Castle being in County Tipperary, whereas the published engraving gives it correctly as Wexford.
Inscribed in pencil l.r.: Wexford.
Inscribed in pencil u.l.: 113.
Inscribed in print l.c.: Present Door.
Inscribed in print l.r.: Ancient Door Stopped up.
Probable proof of the engraving subsequently published by Mr. Hooper of 212 High Holborn, on June 12th 1793.
Title inscribed in print u.r. on image.
Physical description: 1 print : engraving ; image 15.3 x 20.3 cm., within plate mark, on sheet 19.1 x 26 cm.
Citations/References: Antiquities of Ireland / Francis Grose. - London 1791 (published in 1794) Vol. I, Plate 129
Citations/References: Fortified Houses of the sixteenth century in South Wexford / John O'Callaghan. - Journal of the Old Wexford Society 8, 1980-1981 pages 15-23
Original plan, on which this one was based, was made either by J.J. Barralet (ca. 1747-1815) or Gabriel Beranger (ca. 1730-1817), who did a plan of the castle on October 20th, 1780, as stated in his notes (NLI, Ms 4162, page 41).
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