Tag Archives: Castle

Dublin Castle – 1204 to 1922

Caisleán Bhaile Átha Cliath / Dublin Castle from 13th Century to the 1920s, extract of timeline and plan from booklet published c1940 1204 Mandate for erection of the Castle. 1228 Completion of towers by this date. 1242 Hall to be … Continue reading

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Entrance Hall – Roebuck Castle

Contents of the Entrance Hall at Roebuck Castle at the time of the 1943 Auction.  

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Roebuck Castle – 1765

Rabuck [sic] Castle, near Mount Merrion, 2 3/4 miles from Dublin – 1765

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Roebuck Castle Sale 1942

Roebuck Castle c1925 Roebuck Castle was put up for auction in September 1943, and there were two separate auctions – one for the Castle buildings and land (described as Castle, two lodges and 67 acres of land) and a second … Continue reading

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History of Roebuck Castle (updated)

Roebuck Castle c1795 (from Ball’s History of Dublin 1908) ROEBUCK CASTLE A short history from the Anglo-Norman Invasion to the present day. (from details given in 1943 auction brochure)   The earliest record of this historic residence dates from as … Continue reading

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