Place:


Leighlinbridge  County Carlow

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Leighlinbridge like this:

Leighlinbridge, town, Agha and Wells pars., in co. and 8 miles S. of Carlow, on river Barrow, 69 miles SW. of Dublin, pop. 835; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Saturday. Leighlinbridge is divided into 2 portions by the Barrow, which is crossed by a stone bridge of 9 arches. The town has greatly declined in importance. There are some remains of a fortress of the 12th century.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Leighlinbridge, in and County Carlow | Map and description, A Vision of Ireland through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/28267

Date accessed: 22nd June 2024


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