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Image from page 200 of "Ruined abbeys and castles of Great Britain and Ireland" (1864) — Internet Archive Book Images

<b>Identifier</b>: ruinedabbeyscast00howi
<b>Title</b>: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidruinedabbeyscast00howi">Ruined abbeys and castles of Great Britain and Ireland</a>
<b>Year</b>: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1864">1864</a> (<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1860">1860s</a>)
<b>Authors</b>: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorHowitt__William__1792_1879">Howitt, William, 1792-1879</a>
<b>Subjects</b>: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/booksubjectAbbeys">Abbeys</a> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/booksubjectCastles">Castles</a>
<b>Publisher</b>: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookpublisherLondon___A_W__Bennett">London : A.W. Bennett</a>
<b>Contributing Library</b>: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookcontributorRobarts___University_of_Toronto">Robarts - University of Toronto</a>
<b>Digitizing Sponsor</b>: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/booksponsorUniversity_of_Toronto">University of Toronto</a>


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<i>afhelftand is, as ftated by Frazer, beft feen from the neighbouringhill of Killough. The hill of Killoughis eafy of afcent, and,from its fuperior altitude, a much better view is obtained thanfrom the Rock of Caftiel ; befides, this hill, and the rockyrange running from it, form a vifual barrier to the view north-ward from the rock. If the day is favourable for diftant pros-pects, the view is bounded only by the furrounding high landswhich blend with the diftant horizon. Eaftward, the detachedand very remarkable mountain of Slievenaman ftretches acrofs,and prevents the eye ranging down the valley of the Suir ; andthe low and foftly rounded hills of Kilkenny, fweeping fromKillenaule to Frefliford, and thence to Durrow, feem to difplayand prolong the diftant perfpecSlive. Northward, the range ofhills generally known as the Slievebloom mountains, runningfrom Tullamore to Rofcrea, and, nearer, the Devils Bit rangeof hills, blending with the Keeper mountains, take up the THE KOCK OF CASHEL,</i>

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<i>ROCK OF CASHEL : GENERAL VIEW. boundary line from Rofcrea to Limerick, lapping over theClare highlands beyond the Upper Shannon. Weftward, thehills iflue from the Lower Shannon, at Shanagolden, and runnearly at right angles to its courfe acrofs the country to Charle-ville ; from whence fpring in a foutherly direction the CaftleOliver mountains, connecting with the near and more loftyGaltees, by far the fineft of our inland mountain ranges. Duefouth, and more within the reach of the unaided eye, maybe feen a portion of the Munavuleagh and Knockmealcdownmountains, which run in a wefterly dire6lion from Carrick-on-Suir to Kilworth. J 90 THE ROCK OF CASHEL. In the centre of this grand panorama ftands the rock, withthe town clofely crouched at its feet. On the fummit of therock rifes a fplendid group of ruins, confifting of the cathedral,Cormacks chapel, and the caftle and monaftery. Aroundthefe ruins an area of about three acres of the richeft fwardhas been enclofed, which is open to the</i>


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