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1816 – Church of The Assumption, Callan, Co. Kilkenny

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By an unknown architect, the catholic church in Callan dated from around 1816. A stern classical exercise, it has fine columns on the west front with a rather unusual tower and spire. The building is fronted by twin gateways which complement the church itself, lending the whole a very formal air.

Photograph courtesy, and copyright of Keith J. Allen.