|Native name |
Irish: Caiseal Uí Neachtain
Location of Castle Naghten in Ireland
County Roscommon, Ireland
|Elevation||50 m (160 ft)|
|Built||late 12th century AD|
|Official name: Castle Naghten|
Castle Naghten is located 2 km (1.2 mi) east of Brideswell, on the east bank of the Cross River.
The motte at Castle Naghten was constructed to control the route from Athlone to Rindown, a narrow and arduous way passing through bogland.
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