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 Castles of Northern Ireland - Kirkistown Castle


Location
near Portavogie, County Down, Northern Ireland


Other Castles in the Area
  Audley's Castle, County Down
  Bangor Castle, County Down
  Castle Ward, County Down
  Clough Castle, County Down
  Dundrum Castle, County Down
  Jordans Castle, County Down
  Kilclief Castle, County Down
  Killyleagh Castle, County Down
  Portaferry Castle, County Down
  Quintin Castle, County Down
  Quoile Castle, County Down
  Sketrick Castle, County Down
  Stormont Castle, County Antrim
  Strangford Castle, County Down





Strangford Castle
Kirkistown castle is a tower house built in 1622. The tower (right) was altered in 1800 in the gothic style. The surviving part of the bawn (defensive wall) on the left is thought to be original.

Photograph by Aubrey Dale. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)


 Kirkistown Castle map