The Round Tower and Witch's Stone are impressive reminders of Antrim’s ancient monastic settlement. The tower was built around the 10th century as a bell-tower for protection from raiders and is known locally as The Steeple. It is 28 metres tall and is one of the finest of its kind in Ireland. The monastic site was burned in 1147.

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Founded: 10th century
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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Abd K (2 years ago)
Wonderful stories about this place!
Luckyrabbit _ (2 years ago)
tardree is better #1
Daniel Stevenson (2 years ago)
tardree is better #1
Mark Woonton (2 years ago)
A lovely piece of Antrim history
Alvin Pierce (2 years ago)
Beautiful walk. Great example of a medieval round tower
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