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eBook Ballyknockan: A Wicklow Stonecutters' Village ePub

by Barry O'Reilly,Seamas O Maitiu,Seamus O'Maitiu

  • ISBN: 0952845350
  • Category: Engineering
  • Subcategory: Engineering
  • Author: Barry O'Reilly,Seamas O Maitiu,Seamus O'Maitiu
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The Woodfield Press; First Edition edition (August 1, 1997)
  • Pages: 132
  • ePub book: 1745 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1940 kb
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a Wicklow Stonecutters' Village. by Séamas Ó Maitiú, Seamus O'Maitiu, Barry O'Reilly. Published August 29, 1997 by The Woodfield Press.

Ballyknockan village is located 220 metres above sea level and is around 25 miles from Dublin City Centre. Ó Maitiú, Séamas; O'Reilly, Barry (1997). Ballyknockan: a Wicklow stonecutters' village. In 1940 the village of Balinahown was completely flooded and parts of the surrounding towns of Valleymount and Lacken were also flooded to make way for the Poulaphuca Reservoir which spans out over 20 sq km across the land.

Ballyknockan a Wicklow Stonecutters' Village. by Seamas O Maitiu & Barry O'Reilly ISBN528453-5-0. 50 years on the Liffey. The Book of the Liffey from source to the sea. by E. Healy, C. Moriarty & G. O'Flaherty. Compiled to celebrate 50th anniversary of the Dam. The Wicklow World of Elizabeth Smith 1840-1850. Films that were made in the area. Captain Boycott 1947.

Ballyknockan Village is located on the north-west side of the Wicklow mountains, overlooking the Pollaphuca Reservoir. In Ballyknockan, stonecutters showed their craftsmanship through building the town's houses

Ballyknockan Village is located on the north-west side of the Wicklow mountains, overlooking the Pollaphuca Reservoir. Granite has been quarried there for almost two centuries. Almost everything, from the stone farmhouses and cottages to the granite walls surrounding the fields, is made of local stone. In Ballyknockan, stonecutters showed their craftsmanship through building the town's houses. In recognition of its cultural importance, the whole village is listed in the Wicklow County Development Plan. Due to its unique buildings and beautiful location, Ballyknockan is seen as an area deserving of special protection. User contributions: By Huss 2011-12-12 16:22:36.

The Ballyknockan stonecutters were highly skilled and this book explores, using oral sources from surviving . The history of quarrying and stonecutting in Ballyknockan, west Wicklow, goes back to the early nineteenth century.

The Ballyknockan stonecutters were highly skilled and this book explores, using oral sources from surviving workers, the process of extracting the stone from the quarry face to its transformation into an architectural feature. The Ballyknockan stonecutters were highly skilled and this book explores, using oral sources from surviving workers, the process of extracting the stone from the quarry face to its transformation into an architectural feature. Aspects of the social history of the community are outlined and a lively folk-art tradition in the area investigated.

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Situated on the Blessington Lakes, Ballyknockan village has a tradition of stone cutting with the materials abundant from the granite quarries around which the village is built.