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Assolas House

Nearest town: Kanturk

Site type: former religious site

Access: Private

Church name: No Data

Diocese: No Data

County: Co. Cork

Country: Ireland

Grid ref: not known

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 25-Sep-09

Recorded by: Tree Register of Ireland

Protection & responsibility: Owner

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 4m-5m, Ancient 5m-7m

Notes: Assolas House has been described as 'the oldest known and perhaps the most historic residence in Duhallow. It was the focal point in the Battle of Knocknanuss in November 1647. Prior to the reformation (1558), it is generally accepted that Assolas was occupied by a community of Catholic monks'. It is now run as a country house and restaurant. It is thought that the yews might have been planted 800 years ago when the monastery was established here.

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Yew trees at Assolas House:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2736 Assolas House Images Currently Unavailable Ancient 5m-7m 525cm at 90cm - view more info
5190 Assolas House Images Currently Unavailable Ancient 4m-5m 486cm at 90cm - view more info