Low Rock Castle

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Low Rock Castle, Portstewart in 1906

Low Rock Castle was a listed building in Portstewart in County Londonderry. It was completely demolished in 2001.

History[edit]

The house, which was originally battlemented, was completed around 1820.[1] In 1835 it became the birthplace of Field Marshal Sir George White VC, who commanded the garrison at the Siege of Ladysmith during the Second Boer War.[2] The house was completely demolished in 2001.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Portstewart, p. 461
  2. ^ Durand, p. 9
  3. ^ "Low Rock Castle". Retrieved 26 August 2013. 

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 55°10′43″N 6°43′27″W / 55.1786°N 6.7243°W / 55.1786; -6.7243