Drenagh, (also known as Fruit Hill), Limavady, Northern Ireland
Record Id: 1129
This site is NOT open to public.
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.
Address: Limavady, County Londonderry, BT49 0HP
Historical County: Londonderry
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One mile east of Limavady, off the A37.
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