Survey Data

Reg No

20400205


Date

1800 - 1820


Townland

RINE (BURREN)


County

County Clare


Coordinates

124071, 211600


Description

Freestanding ovoid-plan single-bay two-stage Martello Tower, built c. 1810, with three gun placements to roof parapet. Cut-limestone flat roof with parapet, trefoil-plan radial-pattern gun mounts having metal pivots and circular rails. Battered cut-limestone walls with plinth. Murder hole to entrance soffit. Brick vaulted interior roof structure. Brick magazine with inset glazed candle boxes to interior. Steps leading to roof. Detached outbuilding to site. Freestanding War Department stone inscribed 'WD/No XIII'.