Description:A photograph of Menlo Castle. This is a seventeenth century tower house with several extensions. It was the home of the Blake family. It was destroyed by fire in 1910, and has been in ruin ever since. In the picture, much of the house is covered in ivy. There are soldiers standing or reclining on the lawn in front of the house. There is a man wearing a hat standing among them. There are stone steps on the right of the picture, and there is a man mounting these steps.