Castlecomer, a Kilkenny market-town, 14 1/2 miles SW. of Carlow. Pop. 958.


Castleconnell, a village on the Shannon, 8 miles NE. of Limerick.


Castlederg, a Tyrone village, on the Derg, 10 miles SW. of Strabane. Pop. 796.


Castledermot, a Kildare town, on the Lerr, 9 miles SE. of Athy. Pop. 450.

Castle Donnington

Castle Donnington, a Leicestershire market-town, 7 1/2 miles NNW. of Loughborough. Pop. of parish, 2591.


Castle-Douglas, a Kirkcudbrightshire town, at the north end of Carlinwark Loch, 19 1/2 miles SW. of Dumfries. Pop. 3018.


Castleford, a town in the West Riding of Yorkshire, on the Aire, 10 miles SE. of Leeds. It was a Roman station, and has now great glassworks, manufacturing especially bottles. Pop. (1851) 2150; (1891) 14,143; (1901) 17,386.

Castle Garden

Castle Garden, originally Castle Clinton, a round fort (1807) built 300 yards out from the south end of Manhattan Island, was in 1824 converted into a place of amusement, in 1839 planted with trees, turf, and flowers, in 1847 again transformed into an opera-house, in 1858-90 was the New York depot for immigrants on arrival, was subsequently a government armoury, and then an aquarium.


Castlegregory, a Kerry village, on Tralee Bay, 15 miles W. of Tralee. Pop. 480.


Castlehills. See Caithness.


Castle-Island, a Kerry town, on the Maine, 11 miles ESE. of Tralee. Pop. 1500.


Castlemaine, a town of Victoria, 78 miles NNW. of Melbourne by rail. The gold diggings here were among the first discovered in Australia. Pop. 5770.


Castlepollard, a Westmeath village, 12 miles N. of Mullingar. Pop. 700.


Castlereagh, a market-town on the Suck, 17 miles NW. of Roscommon. Pop. 1190.

Castle Rising

Castle Rising, a Norfolk parish, 4 miles NE. of Lynn. Its ruined castle was the abode of Edward II. 's queen, Isabella.


Castle-Semple. See Lochwinnoch.


Castleton, (1) the capital of the Peak district, Derbyshire, 10 miles NE. of Buxton. It is commanded, to the south, by the ruined castle of William Peveril, a natural son of the Conqueror. Pop. 641. - (2) A Liddesdale parish, Roxburghshire, 21 miles S. by W. of Hawick. For Castleton of Braemar, see Braemar.


Castletown (Manx Bailey Cashtal), a seaport of the Isle of Man, on Castletown Bay, 11 miles SW. of Douglas by rail. The grounds of Rushen Abbey (11th century), near the station, are now market-gardens. Hard by is the small building where the House of Keys assembled for about 170 years. Brewing, tanning, and lime-burning are carried on. Near Castletown is King William's College (1833), an Elizabethan pile, rebuilt after the fire of 1844, and enlarged in 1862. Pop. 1963.

Castletown Berehaven

Castletown Berehaven, a Cork seaport, 20 miles W. of Bantry. Pop. 1650.


Castletownsend, a Cork seaport, 6 miles SE. of Skibbereen. Pop. 466.


Castlewellan, a Down market-town, 19 miles NE. of Newry. Pop. 945.