OBJECTID: 57737 Monument Identifier: KE00413 Classification: UNCA Irish Grid Easting: 77321 Irish Grid Northing: 133617 RMP_PROP: 1 County ID: 12 WebNotes: Castleshannon (site of). The only reference we have to this castle is by Smith (1756), who states that 'some time ago occupied by the late Rev Thomas Connor, cantor of Ardfert, who was a gentleman well versed in the history and antiquities of his country'. No visible trace of this castle survives.
The above description is derived from C. Toal, ‘North Kerry Archaeological Survey’. Dingle. Brandon in association with FAS Training and Employment Authority (1995), no. 999. In certain instances the entries have been revised and updated in the light of recent research.
Date of upload: 3 August 2013 Zone Code: R116767 ITM Easting: 477298 ITM Northing: 633666 SHAPE: Point Att.: 0 Class: Castle - unclassified SMR No.: KE008-008---- Townland: CASTLESHANNON (Clanmaurice By., Killury ED) Point: X: 477298.0 Y: 633666.0 Spatial Reference: 2157
OBJECTID: 69128 Monument Identifier: KE13490 Classification: PROM Irish Grid Easting: 77312 Irish Grid Northing: 133661 RMP_PROP: 1 County ID: 12 WebNotes: On the 1841 OS 6-inch map the promontory is defined from the mainland by a broken line. With the location of Castle Shannon (KE008-008----) on the promontory it is most likely that it was defended at some time.
Compiled by: Elizabeth Byrne
Date of upload: 22 August 2013 Zone Code: R116767 ITM Easting: 477289 ITM Northing: 633710 SHAPE: Point Att.: 0 Class: Promontory fort - coastal SMR No.: KE008-008001- Townland: CASTLESHANNON (Clanmaurice By., Killury ED) Point: X: 477289.0 Y: 633710.0 Spatial Reference: 2157