Milltown Castle

Map Reference: O034993 (3034, 2993)

This four-storey rectangular tower-house has round projecting towers at the E and W corners. These towers rise one storey above the roof of the main tower. The castle is vaulted above the ground floor. The original entrance in the SE wall was protected by a murder-hole.

Inserted doorway

The present entrance is through the base of the E flanker. This leads to a modern flighted stairway which rises within the flanker to the second floor. This then changes to the original stone spiral stairway which rises to roof level. There are very fine crenellations. The castle dates from the 15th/16th century and was lived in until modern times.

Latrine chute exit at base of flanking tower

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