A former soldier is seen here, nicknamed “Buttoncap”, he is said to have murdered a man in a fit of jealousy, but was later executed; in his last breath, he vowed to haunt the castle. He is commonly reported by the old well.
(Submitted by Chris Berglund)
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- Carrickfergus Castle
Marine Hwy, Carrickfergus
Antrim BT38 7BG, United Kingdom
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