Collection: Our Own Place Photographic Project >> Emmet Square, Birr. [graphic]
Emmet Square, Birr.
|Main Creator:||Gesparo, Michael. photographer|
Emmet Square, formerly Cumberland Square, is the heart of modern Birr.The square was first laid out in the Early Georgian period and had a pond around the pillar. The Square got its name Cumberland Sq. from a 49 foot pillar erected in 1747 in memory of the Duke of Cumberland, who defeated the Scottish at the battle of Culloden in 1746. The square has many fine Georgian features.
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23 September 1993.
Project sponsored by RTÉ and Fuji Photo Film (Ireland) Ltd.
Film number: 3A ; frame number: 22
Birr Historical Society
Photograph taken at 15:25, 23 Sep 1993.
Physical description: 1 photograph ; 15 x 10cm.
Geographic Coverage: Birr, Co. Offaly, Province of Leinster, Ireland.
|Contained in:||Our Own Place Photographic Project|
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|OOP_3A/22||NPA Reading Room - Appt. only||Photos|
Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.