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, Northern Ireland.


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]


  1. ^ Hughes, p. 461
  2. ^ Durand, p. 9


  • Durand, Henry Mortimer (1915). The life of Field-Marshal Sir George White, V.C. Edinburgh, London: W. Blackwood. ISBN 978-1177733694.
  • Hughes, L (1990). Sophia: Regent of Russia, 1657-1704. Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0300047905.

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