Portrait. May 2017. Lismore. Co Waterford. Ireland.The present early 19th century castle (a private home and not open to visitors), designed by Paxton for the 6th Duke of Devonshire, incorporates parts of the medieval and 17th century castles. The garden walls were once an important part of the castle’s defences and within them the upper enclosure dates from the 1620s with a typical Jacobean raised terras for strolling.


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