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Round Tower, Devenish Island

  •   Devenish Island

Tower 81ft high, base circumference 49ft, tapering up to 42ft. Entrance is on the East face, a round-headed door approximately 10ft up from ground, small lancet window above. Tower is 5 storeys high, first 4 have a single-slit window, the top has 4 larger windows (1 at each compass point) just below the cornice,

Stone Information

  • Stone Type Category :
  • Primary Stone:
  • Stonework Construction:
    Coursed squared
  • 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.
  • OS Irish Grid (Easting):
  • OS Irish Grid (Northing):

Architect Information

  • Building Type:
  • Date of construction:
    12th Century
  • Listing:
  • HB/SMR Ref:
  • 2nd survey by EHS: