As part of the IHTA Town Type series, Colm Lennon, MRIA and editor of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas Suburbs Series, writes about the Town in the Eighteenth Century when many significantly expanded.
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The Irish Historic Towns Atlas (IHTA) project was established in 1981. The aim of the project is to record the topographical development of a selection of Irish towns both large and small. Each town is published separately as a fascicle or folder and includes a series of maps complemented by a detailed text section. The Irish Historic Towns Atlas is part of a wider European scheme, with towns atlases containing broadly similar information available for a number of countries. Thus Irish towns can be studied in their European context.
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The fourth essay on IHTA Town Types sees Raymond Gillespie, MRIA, Chair, Irish Historic Towns Atlas and lecturer in Maynooth University, discuss the development of different types of towns from c. 1500 to...
In the third IHTA town type essay, Michael Potterton, Irish Historic Towns Atlas editor and Maynooth University lecturer, focuses on the buildling boom of Irish towns from the twelth to fourteenth centuries.
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