Harry Avery’s Castle

Harry Avery’s Castle
The castle stands on a prominent hill. Commanding important river valley routes. It is named after Henry Aimhreidh O Neill who died in 1392, and a late 14th century date is possible. An artificially scarped natural mound formed an elevated bailey or courtyard, surrounded by polygonal curtain wall with at least two projecting towers, all now ruined to a low level. Directions: Set high on a hill 1.2Km South West of Newtownstewart, in upper Deer Park townland, approached across a field from the minor road to Rakelly.

Contact:

Contact Ranfurly House Arts & Visitor Centre for further information. Telephone (028) 8772 8600​

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