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Carlingford

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ISBN: 9781904890768
AuthorO'Sullivan, Harold
Pub Date20/05/2011
Pages36
CountryIRL
Dewey911.41825
SeriesIrish Historic Towns Atlas
Quick overview Kildare is the twenty-third in the Irish Historic Towns Atlas series, which assembles topographical documentations on the development of Irish towns and publishes them as individual fascicles..
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Number 23 in the Irish Historic Towns Atlas series, Carlingford traces the topographical development of this Anglo-Norman town from its earliest times to c. 1900. Carlingford details the growth of this port and fishing town at the gateway to south Ulster and north Leinster on Carlingford Lough. From its Anglo-Norman foundation, the picturesque town attracted many artists and travellers. Here over 20 historical and old views are presented in colour on A3 sheets with additional thematic maps, illustrations and contemporary vignettes in the accompanying text. The extensive topographical gazetteer documents over 450 sites in Carlingford and is accompanied by an essay explaining the urban morphological development of the town. Also included is a CD-ROM of the publication where the text is word searchable and the maps and images are in high resolution, allowing for detailed examination.

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Number 23 in the Irish Historic Towns Atlas series, Carlingford traces the topographical development of this Anglo-Norman town from its earliest times to c. 1900. Carlingford details the growth of this port and fishing town at the gateway to south Ulster and north Leinster on Carlingford Lough. From its Anglo-Norman foundation, the picturesque town attracted many artists and travellers. Here over 20 historical and old views are presented in colour on A3 sheets with additional thematic maps, illustrations and contemporary vignettes in the accompanying text. The extensive topographical gazetteer documents over 450 sites in Carlingford and is accompanied by an essay explaining the urban morphological development of the town. Also included is a CD-ROM of the publication where the text is word searchable and the maps and images are in high resolution, allowing for detailed examination.

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