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WATCH Video from Heritage Week talk at Oughterard Round Tower, Church & castle

Date of Round Tower

Church architecture

Date of church

Putlock holes

Bell cotes

Bell ringing in the 900s

Wattle marks on window

Building a medieval church

Chancel

Double splay window

Chancel windows

Door is not from here

Round Tower was whitewashed

Scaffolding for roof

Support built 1950s

Saints of Ardclough

Arthur Guinness grave

Inscription on original Guinness grave

Arthur Wolfe buried in family vault here

Lawless & Sweetman families

Where were the doors

Compliments to graveyard maintenance

Crossroads and medieval village

Castle