Howth Castle



Map Reference: O278391 (3278, 2391)



Howth Castle appears to be an old tower house with a more recent house attached. The tower house is joined by a hall (two storeys plus basement) to a similar tower, possibly early 16th century. A crenellated wing runs at right angles to this to a 15th century gatehouse tower. This wing forms the south edge of a good stable yard which features some fine dormer windows and a small clock turret. A 19th century castellated wing runs east from the oldest tower to form the third side of an entrance courtyard which is open on the east side.





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