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Dunluce Castle (i)

Dunluce Castle (i)

£15.00Price

The iconic ruins of Dunluce Castle, on the North Antrim coast, is perched on the edge of basalt cliff. The castle is surrounded by extremely steep drops on either sides and is accessible via a bridge from the mainland.
It was first built in the early 1500’s by the MacQuillan clan. Through a turbulent history, it was later seized by the MacDonnell clan. A local legend states that at one point, part of the kitchen next to the cliff face collapsed into the sea, after which the wife of the owner refused to live in the castle any longer. However, the kitchen is still intact and next to the manor house. It wasn't until some time in the 18th century that the north wall of the residence building collapsed into the sea.
Following the Battle of the Boyne in 1690 the MacDonnell were impoverished and the castle was abandoned and left to fall into ruin. 

 

All prints are printed on Canon fine art lustre paper and is printed and dispatched by us. You can choose your print to arrive either mounted or unmounted. Mounted prints come in a white mount surround with a sturdy backing board. The print size listed here includes the white mount surround. This option will arrive flat.

 

Unmounted prints are the paper print only and will be rolled and posted in a postal tube.