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Brief description of site

This is a public park in part of the grounds of a late-18th-century house, which is now gone. The park features fine mature trees in lawns, plus rhododendron and laurel walks.

Brief history of site

Most of the park was left to the people of Holywood as a public park.

Location information:

Address: Bangor Road, Holywood, County Down, BT18 0NA

Locality: Belfast

Local Authorities:

North Down

Historical County: Down

OSNI Discoverer map sheet number: 15 Grid Ref: J408794
Latitude: 54.6431 Longitude: -5.81977


On Bangor Road, Holywood.

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: urban park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1770 to 1779

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Extant

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