Hanging Gardens

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Lying in the shadow of the Knockmealdown Mountains, Castle Grace, County Tipperary is believed to have been built by the de Bermingham family around the mid-13th century. Its substantial square keep originally had a tower at each corner but only two circular ones remain. The castle’s ruins now serve as a walled garden for an adjacent Georgian house, the upper sections of stone and brick interior at present smothered in cascades of wisteria.

2 comments on “Hanging Gardens

  1. lawrieweed says:

    Breath taking – that is my idea of a ruin!

  2. Marie-France Mansfield Savinel says:

    So modern and chic, a “mur végétal” or green wall, all the rage in French cities !

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