Monea castle

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Coordinates: 54°23′35″N 7°44′53″W / 54.393°N 7.748°W / 54.393; -7.748 Monea Castle is a castle in Monea, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. It is a State Care Historic Monument sited in the townland of Castletown Monea, in Fermanagh District Council area, at grid ref: H1647 4937.[1]

Monea Castle in 2006

History[edit]

Monea Castle is situated where a Maguire castle would have been based prior to the Plantation and a crannog is still visible. Building begain in 1616. It had a bawn built later, in 1622.

See also[edit]

See Bill Wilsdon's "Plantation Castles on the Erne" for more information

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Monea Castle" (PDF). Environment and Heritage Service NI - State Care Historic Monuments. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 3 December 2007.

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