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Siddon's Tower, County Cork
20908830
North elevation.
Reg. No.20908830
Date1725 - 1730
Previous NameN/A
TownlandROSTELLAN
CountyCounty Cork
Coordinates186723, 66533
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL ARTISTIC HISTORICAL
RatingRegional
Original Usefolly
In Use Asfolly
 
Description
Remains of circular-plan folly tower, dated 1727, rubble limestone built, battered base. Remains of crenellations. Remains of pointed arch opening with red brick voussoirs. Rubble stone crenellated boundary wall to site.

Appraisal

Unusual folly feature prominently sited on very edge of coast. Though in ruins, former shape and form are implied. Built in honour of Sarah Sidon by 5th Earl of Inchiquin and forms part of former Rostellan Demesne.
 
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