Number 6 of the Irish Historic Tows Atlas series, this fascicle illustrates characteristic periods of Athlone’s cultural formation and its topographical history. It illuminates points in the development of a strategic town on the River Shannon in County Westmeath. The folder contains a coloured map; eight pages of black and white maps and plates and 16 pages of text where the history of over 700 sites are traced.
The Irish Historic Towns Atlas is a research project of the Royal Irish Academy and is part of a wider European scheme. www.ihta.ie.