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Sham Castle at Heywood Demesne, Ballinakill

Twin Trees Heywood Festival. Sham Castle at Heywood, Ballinakill. Situated at Heywood Demesne, Ballinakill, Sham Castle, and the Gothic Ruin, were constructed as follies, which were whimsical and fashionable additions to wealthy estates, at the time. The Trench family, who lived in Heywood House, intentionally had the follies constructed as ruins. They appear as they […]