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From ringforts to fortified houses

From ringforts to fortified houses

essays on medieval monuments in honour of David Sweetman

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Published by Wordwell in Bray, Co. Wicklow [Ireland] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Castles -- Ireland -- History.,
  • Earthworks (Archaeology) -- Ireland.,
  • Architecture, Medieval -- Ireland.,
  • Ireland -- History -- 1172-1603.,
  • Ireland -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Conleth Manning.
    ContributionsManning, Conleth., Sweetman, P. David.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 432 p. :
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21173737M
    ISBN 101905569165
    ISBN 109781905569168

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Ringforts, ring forts or ring fortresses are circular fortified settlements that were mostly built during the Bronze Age up to about the year They are found in Northern Europe, especially in are also many in South Wales and in Cornwall, where they are called rounds.

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After many lords built fortified houses and stronghouses although tower houses continued to be built until the guns of the Cromwellians rendered such private defences more or less obsolete. Tower Houses in Ireland were built mainly by the Catholic Anglo-Irish but also by the Gaelic Irish and more recent Protestant and Presbyterian settlers.

In the Labor Gabala, or Irish “book of invasions” the “Tuatha De Danann” were defeated by the ancestors of the present day Irish and subsequently sent to the underworld. As the victors took over the countryside once belonging to the “good people” or fairies, the ringforts became the only trace of the fairies left in our : Veronica Parkes.

The most common archaeological field monument in Ireland is the ringfort: there are ab ringforts scattered across Ireland.

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