Deerpark Castle

Tower House in Deerpark

Christy Cunniffe

Deerpark Castle near Kilchreest Co. Galway.
Christy Cunniffe

Deerpark Castle GA104-127—-  is a slim tower house with stones protruding from its west exterior as if it either had a second section added, or had planned to have one added. The castle is set on a natural rock outcrop. Sections of a spiral staircase survive. A chimney inserted in an upper room in a corner is a later addition. A dovecote was also incorporated into this building at some stage in its later history. A Field System GA104-296—- comprising of banks, enclosures and huts can be seen in the fields to the west of the castle.

Class: Castle – tower house

Townland: DEERPARK (Kilchreest ED)

This page was added on 18/04/2016.

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