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Clough Castle, Clough

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Castle · Hidden Gem · Historic Site

Clough Castle is the site of an Anglo-Norman motte-and-bailey situated in Clough, County Down, Northern Ireland, near the junction of the A25 and A24 roads. Clough Castle Motte and bailey and tower are State Care Historic Monuments in the townland of Clough, in Down District Council area, at grid ref: J4092 4029.

The castle was built following John de Courcy's 1177 seizure of eastern Ulster.

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  • Stopped off at the castle on the way through the town. It is a pretty cool site and some of the castle is still standing! You would emily drive past it if you didn't know it was there!  more »
  • Situated on the main road between Ballynahinch and Newcastle in the town of Clough. An excellent example of an Anglo-Norman castle with an added stone tower. You get great views of the surrounding...  more »
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