Fermanagh Gold Introduction

Associated Families: CALDWELL, BLOOMFIELD

A C18 house of 2 storeys over a basement, on the shores of Lough Erne, with a delightful Georgian "paste-board Gothic" facade. Pointed and quatre-foil windows, 2 little projecting turrets, and a battlemented pediment-gable at either end, surmounted by a pointed arch, like a belfry; the main block being linked by diminutive battlemented curves sweeps to a pair of tower-pavilions. An octagon temple in the grounds near the water. Passed to the Bloomfields through the marriage of Frances, daughter and co-heiress of Sir John Caldwell, 6th. of Castle Caldwell, to John Bloomfield 1817. the house was ruinous by the end of C19. 









Source: Burke's Guide to Country Houses: Volume I Ireland pp. 64