Ireland's History in Maps
The Castles of Ireland
Leinster Province : County Meath
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
Asigh Castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/comeath.htm
http://www.bectiveanglers.com/Info.html
Athboy Castle
Remnants of a 13th century earthwork castle.

N 7265
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/a/athboy.htm
Athcarne Castle Ruins


O031647
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/comeath.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/meath/athcarne.html
http://www.meathtourism.ie/heritage/othersites_duleek.html
Athlumney Castle (Dowdall Castle) Ruins Ruins of a 15th century towerhouse with a 16th century stronghouse. 15th century Dowdall tower and c1600 mansion
N877674
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/athlumney.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/comeath.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/meath/athlumney.html
http://www.irelandseye.com/aarticles/travel/attractions/castles/athlumny.shtm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/a/athlumney.htm
Ballinlough Castle Full*



Bed & Breakfast http://www.ltr.co.uk/properties/ireland/ballinlough?page=1&view=printerfriendly
Ballygarth Castle





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/ballygarth.htm
Bective Abbey
The remains of a fortified house converted from the abbey after the Dissolution.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/bective.htm
Cabra castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/cav/enniskeen.htm
Castle Bellew (Mont Bellew)





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/g/moylough.htm
Castle Jordan Ruins




http://www.booksulster.com/library/topog/c2.php
Castlecorr





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/cav/kilbride.htm
Castle-Rickard None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/crickard.htm
Clonard Castle
Remains of a 12th century motte and bailey castle.

N 6644
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/comeath.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/clonard.htm
Cloughrea Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/ardagh.htm
Delvin Castle (Castle Town Delvin) Ruins
Nugent -- late 13th century Delvin

http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/comeath.htm
http://westmeath.goireland.com/scripts/low/xq/asp/areaid.3069/areatype.T/cat.9/SubjectID.77/PremisesID.13541/qx/premises.htm
Derrypatrick Castle
Site of a 12th(?) century earthwork castle.

N 8272
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/derrypatrick.htm
Dexter

15th century tower-house



Donaghmore Round Tower
Round Tower

N884699
http://roundtowers.org/donaghmore/index.htm
Donore Castle Partial* A small 15th century towerhouse. MacGeoghegan
N 7149
http://www.irelandseye.com/aarticles/travel/attractions/castles/donore.shtm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/donore.htm
Dormerstown Castle





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/ardbraccan.htm
Duleek Castle (Diuelecke, Mora Castle) None




http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/duleek.htm
Dunmoe Castle Ruin
D'Arcy -- 15th century Athboy N902702
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/dunmoe.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/comeath.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/meath/dunmoe.html
http://meath.goireland.com/scripts/low/xq/asp/areaid.188/areatype.C/cat.9/SubjectID.77/PremisesID.11974/qx/premises.htm
http://dol.12travel.ie/ie/Midlands_East/Navan.html
Dunsany Castle Full*
Plunkett -- four towers remain from 1180


http://www.dunsany.net/castle1.htm
Fennor Castle (Fenner Castle)
A 17th century "T-plan" towerhouse. 17th century strong-house


http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/f/fennor.htm
Galtrim Castle
Site of an earthwork castle of the 12th(?) century.

N 7649
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/g/galtrim.htm
Gormanstown Castle

Preston (1768) -- built over the 14th century castle


http://meath.goireland.com/scripts/low/xq/asp/areaid.188/areatype.C/cat.9/SubjectID.77/PremisesID.12017/qx/premises.htm
Grange Castle Full*
Bermingham


http://www.ils.ie/grange/gr-hist.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/k/carrick.htm
Kells Castle
Site of an Anglo-Norman castle abandoned by the 12th century. 6th century monastic site (St. Columba)
N740759
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/k/kells2.htm
Kells Round Tower
Round Tower

N740758
http://roundtowers.org/kells/index.htm
Kilbeg Castle
A motte castle.

N 7780
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/k/kilbeg.htm
Killeen Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/killeen.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/comeath.htm
http://excavations.ie/Pages/Details.php?Year=1996&County=Meath&id=2134
Kilmessan Castle
Site of a 13th century motte castle.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/k/kilmessan.htm
Liscartan Castle Ruins A pair of conjoined towerhouses of the 15th century. two tower-houses
N 8409
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/comeath.htm
http://www.factbites.com/topics/Slane-Abbey
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/l/liscartan.htm
Lisclogher Castle
A 16/17th century "Z-plan" towerhouse.

N 6862
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/l/lisclogher.htm
Maiden Tower





http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/m/maiden.htm
Mellifont Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/mellifont.htm
Muff Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/cav/enniskeen.htm
http://cistercians.shef.ac.uk/abbeys/bective.php
Navan Castle
Site of an early Anglo-Norman motte castle.

N 8768
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/n/navan.htm
Newtown Castle Ruins




http://oldirishimages.com/towns%20and%20villages/co%20meath/trim/trim%20pages/ME165.html
Nobber Castle
A small Anglo-Norman motte and bailey castle.

N 8286
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/n/nobber.htm
Rathmore Castle
A four-storeyed "L-plan" towerhouse.

N 7566
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/r/rathmore.htm
Rathwire Castle
An early Anglo-Norman motte castle with traces of later stonework.

N 5343
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/r/rathwire.htm
Ratoath Castle
An early 13th century motte.

O 0351
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/r/ratoath.htm
Robertstown castle Ruins


N786842
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/meath/robertstown.html
http://meath.goireland.com/scripts/low/xq/asp/areaid.188/areatype.C/cat.9/SubjectID.77/PremisesID.13084/qx/premises.htm
http://tower_house.tripod.com/irishhistoricmonuments/id32.html
Scurlogstown Castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/comeath.htm
http://www.sherlockireland.accessgenealogy.com/about.html
http://www.emigrant.ie/article.asp?iCategoryID=83&iArticleID=15177
Skreen Castle
A 12th (?) century motte and bailey castle.

N 9458
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/s/skreen.htm
Skreen Hill
A ruined tower on a hill.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/s/skreen2.htm
Slane Castle Full* A 12th century motte castle with later stonework, now absorbed in the later building. Conyngham-- Gothic revival
N 7657 Bed & Breakfast http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/comeath.htm
http://www.tourismresources.ie/cht/slane.htm
http://www.selfcateringreservations.com/prop/slane.htm
http://www.irishweddings.ie/?module=products&showcat=41&showproduct=1539
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/s/slane.htm
Talbots Castle






Tara Castle (Teamhair Castle, Hill of Tara)
Possible forts here. ancient site of the High Kingship of Ireland
N920595
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/meath/tara.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/t/tara.htm
Tonregie (Ancient Fortress at Bailieborough Castle) None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/cav/bboro.htm
Trim Castle Partial* A 13th century great tower, of square plan with a sqare tower in the centre of each side, surrounded by a curtain wall with a number of mural towers and a rectangular gatehouse. de Lacy (c1175), Tyrell (1212), Peppard (1220)
N803567
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/meath/comeath.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/meath/trim.html
http://www.irelandseye.com/aarticles/travel/attractions/castles/trim.shtm
http://www.irishtourist.com/details/trim_castle.shtml
http://62.73.177.39/en/HistoricSites/East/TrimCastleMeath/
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/t/trim.htm

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