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Near Enniskerry in County Wicklow, Leinster, Ireland — Mid-East (and Dublin)
 

Powerscourt Estate Terraces

 
 
Powerscourt Estate Terraces Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2019
1. Powerscourt Estate Terraces Marker
Inscription.  

These terraces were commenced in 1843
by Richard 6th Viscount Powerscourt
The first stone was laid by Mervyn Wingfield his son
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The Vpper Terrace was designed by
Daniel Robertson Archt.
after the Villa Bvtera in Sicily.
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This terrace was built in 1874-5, by
Mervyn 7th Viscount Powerscourt
from the designs of Francis Cranmer Penrose, Archt.
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The Lower Terraces were planned & executed
Mervyn Viscount Powerscourt
1863-72

 
Erected by the Powerscourt Estate.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureMan-Made FeaturesParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 53° 11.065′ 
Powerscourt Estate Terrace and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2019
2. Powerscourt Estate Terrace and Marker
N, 6° 11.158′ W. Marker is near Enniskerry, Leinster, in County Wicklow. Marker and terraces are on the estate grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, Leinster A98 WOD0, Ireland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tiny and Teddy and Eugenie and Princess (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The German Military Cemetery, Glencree (approx. 7.3 kilometers away); a different marker also named The German Military Cemetery, Glencree (approx. 7.3 kilometers away); The "Three Fates" (approx. 17.6 kilometers away); James Joyce (approx. 17.7 kilometers away); St. Stephen's Green Bandstand (approx. 17.7 kilometers away); Countess Constance Markievicz (approx. 17.8 kilometers away); Haslam Memorial Seat (approx. 17.8 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  Powerscourt Estate. (Submitted on June 23, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Powerscourt Estate Terraces and Gardens image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2019
3. Powerscourt Estate Terraces and Gardens
Powerscourt Estate Terrace Ironwork image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2019
4. Powerscourt Estate Terrace Ironwork
Powerscourt Estate Terrace Playful Cherub Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2019
5. Powerscourt Estate Terrace Playful Cherub Sculpture
Powerscourt Estate Terrace Playful Cherub Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2019
6. Powerscourt Estate Terrace Playful Cherub Sculpture
Powerscourt Estate Terrace Fountain image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2019
7. Powerscourt Estate Terrace Fountain
Powerscourt Estate Terrace Stonework Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2019
8. Powerscourt Estate Terrace Stonework Detail
View from Powerscourt Estate Upper Terrace image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2019
9. View from Powerscourt Estate Upper Terrace
View Toward Powerscourt Estate Upper Terrace and House image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2019
10. View Toward Powerscourt Estate Upper Terrace and House
Powerscourt Estate Triton Lake View image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2019
11. Powerscourt Estate Triton Lake View
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on June 23, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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