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Butler House

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Butler House was home to the Earls of Ormonde who also built Kilkenny Castle. Sweeping staircases, magnificent plastered ceilings and marble fireplaces are all features of this 18th century house. The house is a combination of contemporary furnishing and period elegance.

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Ireland


A: Pembroke Hotel Kilkenny

di Tomek Bialek, 60 metri di distanza

View from the roof of the hotel

Pembroke Hotel Kilkenny

B: Castle yard, Kilkenny city.

di Brian Dwyer, 60 metri di distanza

the wonderful castle yard in kilkenny just opposite the kilkenny castle,which was owned by the butler...

Castle yard, Kilkenny city.

C: Kilkenny Castle

di Brian Dwyer, 140 metri di distanza

kilkenny Castle shot from the rose garden.is a castle  built in 1195 by william marshall to control a...

Kilkenny Castle

D: Talbot Tower, Kilkenny

di Tomek Bialek, 170 metri di distanza

Talbot’s Tower, the south-west angle of the city’s Hightown fortifications. The excavation uncovered ...

Talbot Tower, Kilkenny

E: Kilkenny Castle

di Volker Uhl, 190 metri di distanza

Kilkenny Castle

F: Left Bank Pub

di Tomek Bialek, 200 metri di distanza

Left Bank, former Bank of Ireland was constructed in 1870 to a design by Sandham Symes. The Building ...

Left Bank Pub

G: Left Bank

di Krzysztof Bialek, 210 metri di distanza

Left Bank

H: Kilkenny Castle Rose Garden

di Volker Uhl, 210 metri di distanza

Kilkenny Castle Rose Garden

I: Kilkenny Canal Square

di Volker Uhl, 310 metri di distanza

Kilkenny Canal Square

J: Kilkenny Saint Kieran's College

di Volker Uhl, 360 metri di distanza

Kilkenny Saint Kieran's College

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Text by Steve Smith.

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