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Doe Castle

Listed under Castles & Palaces in Chelmsford, United Kingdom.

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This is the most complete of the tower-and-bawn type castles of the native Irish chiefs of Ulster and has a delightful location on the rocky shore of Sheep Haven Bay. The small early 16th century tower has been somewhat altered, a house having been added to it later, which remained habitable until c1900. The tower had a tiny inner court with one circular flanker and the whole is surrounded by the main bawn, which has two flankers, bartizans, and two gateways.

Written by  Mike Salter.

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An awesome palace to visit in Ireland. I think camping overnight near this castle will be a mind blowing experience. If anyone wants to do so, I can help! is my blog where I have selected some very good sleeping bags to make reviews. Hope this will help everyone out there. :)

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