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Red Bay Castle

  •   Ballymena, County Antrim

Remains of tower, 2 walls set on cliff top facing the sea. Standing to approximately 9m tall. Cornice still in place on part of wall.

Stone Information

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    Un-coursed rubble
  • Stonework Condition:
    Remaining stonework is in good general condition with minimal evidence of deterioration through some surface roughening of isolated sandstone blocks. Evidence of recent repointing.
  • Condition Assessment (QUB):
    Stage 1 – A façade in this condition will only require localised remedial treatment concentrating on individual blocks. Stage 1 classification may also indicate that no intervention is needed with only periodic re-assessment of the façade is recommended.
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