West Cork History

Lost demesne and historic gardens of Ballintubber near Ballinhassig, Co. Cork built by Lt-Colonel William Meade c 1650 and home of Samuel Thomas Heard creator of Rossdohan Gardens.

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Courtesy Early Irish Gardens by Brian Kingston.

https://durrushistory.wordpress.com/2014/10/10/samuel-thomas-heard-1835-1921-of-ballintubber-late-17th-century-formal-gardens-kinsale-co-cork-east-indian-army-surgeon-major-inspired-by-madras-horticultural-gardens-he-created-rossdohan-g/

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