Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Narrow Water Keep and Bawn


Narrow Water Keep and Bawn is a 16th century fortification on the banks of the Clanrye river between Newry and Warrenpoint.

It was an important vantage point to control the waterways and prevent attacks on Newry.

The bawn is the wall surrounding the keep.


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35 comments:

  1. Even crumbling, it's oh so pretty with the flowers in the foreground. Thanks for sharing a bit of history, Mary

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  2. What a wonderful piece of history, great to see.

    Diana

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  3. So pretty with the yellow flowers.

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  4. ...Christine, another piece of history saved in your beautiful countryside. It's always a good feeling to see things preserved. Thanks for sharing, please stop back again.

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  5. An impressive building, Christine. Lovely view with the yellow flowers.

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  6. Thank you for sharing these photos. Very interesting and so scenic. What are the yellow flowers?

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  7. Ha Christine, mooi monument aan de rivier. De gele bloemen op de voorgrond passen goed in het geheel.
    Groet kees.

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  8. Alright for those who could afford to protect themselves in this way! Good to see that the building has stood the test of time.

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  9. I'm always amazed at the remnants of past civilizations that are so easily found in your part of the world. That's one of the reasons I love to travel there so much.

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  10. It is a beautiful piece of history! The flowers are lovely! Enjoy your day!

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  11. Fascinating post and photos of history ~ love the stone work and yellow flowers ~ thanks,

    Happy Week to you ~ ^_^

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  12. Fascinating - and so beautiful. Gorgeous photos!
    Have a lovely week! xx

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  13. What a wonderful historical place. I really like how you composed these photos by including the yellow flowers, very pretty.

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  14. Some excellent history and I love that second photo.

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  15. It is an interesting place. I did not know what a bawn is so I learned something new!

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  16. The yellow flowers are beautiful. They remind me of our Scotch Broom that is finally coming out. - Margy

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  17. It amazes me how old it is.
    The yellow flowers add a nice touch to the picture.

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  18. Very cool! We definitely don't have anything like that around here!

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  19. so is the keep like one of our dam's over here. Interesting place.

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  20. Looks more lovely with those yellow blooms!

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  21. Very interesting. I had not heard of a bawn.

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  22. Very lovely and a good piece of history that I had no idea about.

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  23. The wall is still looking strong and impressive. Love the yellow flowers!

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  24. Maravilha!!! Lindo dia! bjs, chica

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  25. Marvelous photos of this wonderful place. Amazing !
    Best, Synnöve

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  26. It looks like a fairy castle...beautiful.

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  27. Gorgeous pics. Love the yellow!

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  28. How interesting. - So very unique and beautiful.

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  29. I love old things/places like this.

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