Ross Castle

Map Reference: V950885 (0950, 0885)

Ross Castle consists of a tall rectangular tower with square bartizans at the NW and SE corners. It sits on a rocky outcrop and is about five storeys high. The top storey has mullioned windows and there are mullioned and transomed windows at lower levels. The building is well provided with slopstones, particularly in the north wall.

Opposite the entrance in the north is a short section of a bawn with two round flanking towers and a blocked entrance between them. Running south from the tower is a lower rectangular building lit by small slits. It is about two storeys lower than the main building and about twice as long. The taller section of the castle has been fully restored and is open to the public.

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