Castletown, Fortified House, Co. Tipperary.

Location – On the shore of Lough Derg, this site is not marked on the OS maps.
OS: R 734 816 (map 59)
Longitude: 8° 23' 41.19" W
Latitude: 52° 53' 4.55" N
GPS: R 73428 81591 (Accuracy 8m)
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Description and History
– This is a site that I will definitely have to revisit. It was at the end of a long day and I didn’t even know that this place existed. We were driving back from a day visiting other sites in the area and we saw this as we drove past. The light was fading so we didn’t have time to have a closer look. This is a three storey rectangular fortified house with a ruined entrance. I could find no details of its history.

Difficulty – Follow the co-ordinates as this is not marked on the map. There is ample place to stop and park. Permission is necessary as this is in someone’s front garden.

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