The Mausolea & Monuments Trust

Swifte Mausoleum

Limestone pyramid on a triangular ground plan having skewed coursing with lozenge shaped raised panels on all three sides, one bearing the incised inscription ‘Swifte’.

Listing

Protected Structure (Republic of Ireland)

Year Built

c1815

Style

Egyptian Revival

History

Burial vault of the Swifte Family of Castlerickard.

Condition

Fair

Sources

David Winpenny. (2014). Pyramids in Ireland. Available: http://www.davidwinpenny.co.uk/up-to-a-point---in-search-of-pyramids-in-britain-and-ireland/pyramids-in-ireland. Last accessed 11th Feb 2017.

Anon. (2004). Swifte Mausoleum. Available: http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/niah/search.jsp?type=record&county=ME®no=14404109. Last accessed 12th Feb 2017.

Maurice & Michael Craig (2009). Mausolea Hibernica. 2nd ed. Dublin. P72-73.


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Location

Castlerickard Old Graveyard

Longwood,

Trim

County Meath

Ireland

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