Hindu-Gothic Gate House: Cappoquin, Co Waterford


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The story goes that this Hindu-Gothic folly was built originally of wood and paper mache as a wedding gift…the honored newlyweds liked it so much, they had it built in stone. Dromana Gate is believed to have been inspired by a John Nash design in Brighton, England, where the couple spent their honeymoon. The home associated with the gate no longer stands.

Written by Liam Hughes

Liam Hughes

Liam splits his time between the US and County Tipperary, Ireland. In addition to providing private tours of Ireland, he spends much of his time hunting for broken dishes which he crafts into beautiful shard jewelry.
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