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Brief description of site

This is an extensive demesne with walls, the late-17th-/early-18th-century house having now gone. The River Lagan flows through the parkland. There is a a bridge to a lime and oak avenue, a tree-lined depression (possibly a sunken avenue) and a racecourse.

Brief history of site

The house was built in the 1670s, re-modelled in the 1730s, and burnt in the 1960s.

Location information:

Address: Dromore, County Down, BT25 1LJ

Locality: Dromore

Local Authorities:

Banbridge

Historical County: Down

OSNI Discoverer map sheet number: 20 Grid Ref: J166536
Latitude: 54.4176 Longitude: -6.2046

Directions:

Two miles west of Dromore on the B2.

Key information:

Form of site: demesne

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: After 1670

Main period of development: Late 17th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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