- NIAH Ref: 20911241
- Date: 1630 - 1635
- Rating: National
- Orig. Use: Castle/Fortified House
- Townland: Mountlong
- County: Cork
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Criteria for Risk
- Suffering from neglect and/or poor maintenance
- Suffering from structural problems
- Abandoned ruin
- Condition of Structure: Ruinous
- Level of Risk: High
The building is a roofless shell. None of the original fabric remains other than the external walls. It is suffering from structural problems that could lead to full or partial collapse, and there is an immediate threat of further deterioration.
Mount Long is an early 17th century fortified mansion originally with four projecting gabled corner towers similar to the restored Monkstown Castle. The structure is of significant historic importance and requires conservation works to prevent further deterioration.
Photograph Credit: Tomasz Bukowski (panaramio.com)