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Brief description of site

Drenagh is an 18th-century walled demesne, with a house of about 1836. The grounds contain fine parkland, woodland and shelterbelt trees, with a balustraded viewpoint high above the former Italian Garden. There is a Moon Garden, designed by Frances Rhoades in 1968, and a more recent ornamental garden to the east of the house.

Brief history of site

The original 18th-century house was replaced with another house in the 1830s, located in a different position.

Location information:

Address: Limavady, County Londonderry, BT49 0HP

Locality: Limavady

Local Authorities:


Historical County: Londonderry

OSNI Discoverer map sheet number: 4 Grid Ref: C688235
Latitude: 55.0541 Longitude: -6.92422


One mile east of Limavady, off the A37.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1700 to 1799

Main period of development: 18th century

Survival: Extant

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