Ireland's History in Maps
The Castles of Ireland
Leinster Province : County Louth
Compiled by Lee Johnson
 
Early Stone Fortifications - Castles, Towers and Strong-Houses
(What, Where, Who and When? -- A work in progress)
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Castle Name Condition Description Early Founder(s) -- Time Period(s) Contructed Parish/Townland Ord Residency Links
Ardee Castle (St. Leger's Castle) Full* tower house 13th century, now a courthouse. de Peppard (1207), Taffe -- 15th century Ardee N962907
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/l/ardee.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/louth/ardee_castle.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/a/ardee.htm
Balley Castle





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/l/carlingford.htm
Ballug Castle Ruin




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/l/carlingford.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/louth/ballug.html
Ballymascanlon Castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/l/ballymascanlon.htm
http://www.countylouth.com/louth_carlingford.htm
Balrichen castle (Balbriggan Castle) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/l/castletown.htm
Belrobin Castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/l/baronstown.htm
Byrne’s Folly (Dun Dealgan Motte) Ruin


J029083
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/louth/dundealgan.html
Castle Bellingham Full*



Hotal http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/l/castlebellingh.htm
http://www.bellinghamcastle.com/
Castletown Castle Full*


J032087
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/l/castletown.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/louth/castletown.html
Clonkeen Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/l/clonkeen.htm
Clonmore Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/l/clonmore.htm
Darver Castle Full*
Babe


http://www.darvercastle.com/
Drogheda Castles
Mill Mount is an Anglo-Norman motte built on a prehistoric mound. On the opposite side of the River Boyne is the 13th century St Lawrence's Gate, which may be the remains of the barbican of another castle. de Lacy (c1180s) -- north of river from St. Laurence's Gate
N 0976
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/drogheda.htm
Dromiskin Castle (Dromisken Castle)






Dunmahon Castle Partial* A 15th century towerhouse.

J036021
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/louth/dunmahon.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/dunmahon.htm
Glaspistole Castle (Clogher Castle, Kilclogher Castle) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/l/clogher.htm
Hatch's Castle Full* tower house.

N962905
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/l/ardee.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/louth/ardee_hatch.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/a/ardee.htm
Heynestown Castle






King John's Castle Ruin A "D" shaped stone enclosure castle of the late 12th century with a 13th century hall block. de Lacy (c1200) -- 15th century Carlingford J188120
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/louth/carlingford_john.html
http://www.fjiordlands.org/carlnfrd/kingjs.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/carlingford.htm
Knock Abbey Castle Full*




http://www.knockabbeycastle.com/
Milltown castle (Louth Castle, Fairy Mount) Partial* A 12th century motte 16th century tower (S of Heynestown)
O034993
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/louth/milltown.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/m/milltown.htm
Monasterboise Round Tower
Round Tower

O043827
http://roundtowers.org/monasterboise/index.htm
Mount Ash
An Anglo-Norman motte castle with remains of stonework.

H 9514
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/m/mnt_ash.htm
Roche Castle (Castleroche, Castlellum de Rupe, de la Roche) Ruin A 13th century stone enclosure castle containing the remains of an earlier great tower. de Verdun (1236-74) - triangular castle
H991119
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/louth/roche.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/castleroche.htm
Roodstown Castle Partial* A 15th century four-storeyed rectangular towerhouse.
Ardee N996925
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/louth/roodstown.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/r/roodstown.htm
Slane Castle Full*



Event Center http://www.tourismresources.ie/cht/slane.htm
Smarmore Castle Full*
(c1320) -- towerhouse

Hotel http://www.smarmorecastle.com/
St Laurence's Gate

(c1250) Drogheda O092753
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/louth/drogheda_laurence.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/drogheda.htm
Taaffe's Castle Partial* 16th century towerhouse.

J189117
http://www.fjiordlands.org/carlnfrd/taaffes.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/louth/carlingford_taaffe.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/carlingford.htm
Termonfeckin Castle Partial* A 15th/16th century towerhouse. 15th/16th century tower-house Termonfeckin O143803
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/louth/termonfeckin.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/t/termonfeckin.htm
The Mint Full* 16th century towerhouse.

J189116
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/louth/carlingford_mint.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/carlingford.htm

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