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Tower Houses with Bawns -  Monuments of County Clare
Between the 15th and 17th centuries fortified residences, called tower houses, were built in favour of the more defensive castles. Some of these tower houses were enclosed within fortified enclosures called bawns. There are seven such tower houses with bawns surviving in County Clare.

Photos of tower houses with bawns

Map of the towers houses with bawns of Clare

Ballynalacken Castle

Shanmuckinish Castle
Shanmuckinish Castle
Clenagh Castle  
Enagh Castle
Gragan Castle
Lissylisheen Castle  
Moyree Castle  
Shanmuckinish Castle  
Urlanmore Castle  
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