Cashel

Bothan Scoir

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Upper Green, Cashel, Tipperary, Republic of Ireland
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The Bothan Scoir is a one roomed 17th century peasants stone cottage known locally as Hanleys Cottage, in Cashel County Tipperary.

The Bothan Scoir, or as it is known locally Hanleys Cottage, dates from around 1640. It is a one roomed peasants stone cottage. According to research it was built on Lawlers Estate, he being the local landlord at the time. There were seven families living on Lawlers Estate at that time, in stone and, mud and wattle cottages. It is thought that Bothan Scoir was at one time a school. The cottage would have had floor which was compressed by sheep which were allowed into the cottage.