The Mausolea & Monuments Trust

Bernard Mausoleum

Freestanding pyramid standing some 30ft high, built on a square footprint of ashlar limestone construction having skewed coursing.  Pointed-arch opening to entrance front having sheet metal double-leaf doors.

Listing

Protected Structure (Republic of Ireland)

Year Built

1834

Style

Egyptian Revival

History

Built by Lt. Col. Bernardof Kinnity Castle reportedly following a military expedition of Egypt.

Condition

Good overall condition.

Sources

Anon. (2004). Kinnitty County Offaly. Available: http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/niah/search.jsp?type=record&county=OF®no=14821003. Last accessed 30th Dec 2016.

Anon. (2016). Kinnitty Pyramid. Available: http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/kinnitty-pyramid. Last accessed 30th Dec 2016.

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Location

Saint Finains Church of Ireland Graveyard

Lismoney

Kinnitty

(off) R421

County Offaly

Ireland

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