Survey Data

Reg No

20908830


Date

1725 - 1730


Townland

ROSTELLAN


County

County Cork


Coordinates

186723, 66533


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.