SEARCH THIS SITE

Britain - Ireland - Castles . com
Castles and Historic Buildings of Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland

 Castles of Ireland - Milltown Castle






Location
near Milltown, County Louth, Ireland

Description
Milltown Castle is situated amongst farm buildings near the town on Milltown.

Milltown Castle is a tall Norman keep about 55 feet high. The castle has round towers at opposite corners. The walls have gun loops (arrow slits).

History
Milltown Castle is a medieval castle, probably built around the late 15th century. It was built by the Gernon family. It passed to the Fortescue family in the late 17th century through marriage. The Fortescues leased Milltown to the Byrne Family in the 19th century. The castle was inhabited until the mid 19th century.


Other Castles in the Area
  Barmeath Castle, County Louth
  Carlingford Castle, County Louth
  Castle Guard, County Louth
  Castle Roche, County Louth
  Dunmahon Castle, County Louth
  Haynestown castle, County Louth
  Hope Castle, County Monaghan
  Roche Castle, County Louth
  Roodstown Castle, County Louth
  Seatown Castle, County Louth
  Slane Castle, County Meath
  Taaffes Castle, County Louth
  Greencastle, County Down
  Moyry Castle, County Armagh
  Narrow Water Castle, County Down







Narrow Water Castle
Castle at Milltown

Photograph by Kieran Campbell. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)


 Milltown Castle map