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Louth Hall, Co.Louth

Louth Hall, Co.Louth (S of Tallanstown, towards Ardee).
An old tower-house built c.1350.

Owned by Plunkett family at least from the 1500s.
Seat of Oliver Plunkett, 1st Baron Louth (cr 1541).
Seat of Oliver Plunkett, 4th Baron Louth (died 1607).
Seat of later Barons Louth.
A large new building was built in 1760, added to the old tower house.
Louth Hall was modified in 1805. Battlements were added.

Plunkett left in 1950.
The house was derelict for decades, and suffered damage.
Vandals damaged it further by fire in 2000.
Now a ruin.
See [Irish Country Houses].

Louth Hall in [Taylor and Skinner, 1777].

Louth Hall on 1829 to 1842 map.

Louth Hall on 1887 to 1913 map.
See modern satellite view.
See street view from distance.

Louth Hall.
From [Irish Country Houses]. Picture credit George Gossip.

Louth Hall.
From [Irish Country Houses]. Picture credit Foras Forbartha and William Garner.

Louth Hall, now a ruin.
Photo uploaded 2011. See full size. Formerly here.

Louth Hall, now a ruin.
See full size.
Posted here in 2017.

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