Rockfleet Castle, Co. Mayo

Rockfleet Castle is listed in the Record of National Monuments and Places (RMP) No: MA067-025001- and the National Monument Number is 454. Megalithic Ireland states;

“Rockfleet Castle or Carraigahowley Castle (Carraig-an-Cabhlaigh), is a tower house 8 kilometres west of Newport, just off the N59. It was probably built around the middle of the 16th century by Risteárd an Iarainn Bourke – Richard Burke (Richard the Iron) 18th lord of Mac William Iochtar. This castle is a four-storey tower house standing at over 18 metres in height. At high tide it is impossible to get into the tower house without wetting your feet. There are bartizans at the north and south corners of the tower.”

CHH Consulting Engineers were engaged to carry out a Structural Survey Report on Rockfleet Castle, Co. Mayo at the request of the Office of Public Works (OPW). The objective of the report was to recommend a course of remedial works to conserve the structure.

Rockfleet castle CHH Engineering Conservation Works 1
Rockfleet castle CHH Engineering Conservation Works 4
Rockfleet castle CHH Engineering Conservation Works 7
Rockfleet castle CHH Engineering Conservation Works 2
Rockfleet castle CHH Engineering Conservation Works 5
Rockfleet castle CHH Engineering Conservation Works 3
Rockfleet castle CHH Engineering Conservation Works 6