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Sites in Northern Ireland

  • Northern Ireland

    This is a walled town garden of a house dating from around 1760. There is an intensively-cultivated ornamental and productive garden, and a glasshouse.

  • Northern Ireland , Lisburn

    The site has a woodland walk with a few exotic trees, associated with a 19th-century house (now demolished). There is also a golf course.

  • Northern Ireland , Londonderry

    This site consists of ornamental planted grounds on a steep slope associated with an 1873 town house.

  • Northern Ireland , Tandragee

    The house, of about 1770, is set on an exposed hill-top site with few trees. There is woodland in a valley and a small ornamental garden at the house.

  • Northern Ireland , Dungannon

    This is a demesne for a house built before 1835 and now empty. There are a few mature trees with some exotics in the parkland.

  • Northern Ireland

    Features of the park include a lake, a formal area with avenues and a landscaped glen. There is also a lodge.

  • Northern Ireland , Dunnamanagh

    Altinaghree Castle is a late-19th-century ruined house on an elevated site, standing above a terrace and bare parkland.

  • Northern Ireland , Belfast

    This is architect Thomas Jackson's own villa of 1864. There are mature trees, box-edged beds, a conservatory and a summerhouse.

  • Northern Ireland , Maghera

    Ampertaine House has a mid-19th-century house and associated garden. Features include mature trees, a sunken garden, ponds and a rockery. The site was restored in the 1990s and the conservatory was reconstructed.

  • Northern Ireland , Coleraine

    This is an early-20th-century municipal park. Features include a rose garden, putting green, tennis courts and a peace fountain.

  • Northern Ireland , Antrim

    Antrim Castle was built in phases from 1610 to 1662, remodelled in the early-19th century and destroyed by fire in 1922. Its ruins were demolished in 1970. The grounds were laid out at the beginning of the 18th century in the baroque style. Features include formal canals with clipped lime and hornbeam hedges, a round pond in a wooded wilderness, the mediaeval castle motte remodelled as a mount with a spiral yew walk, and the Deer Park Bridge. A large parterre has been laid out in recent years, and further conservation work is in progress.

  • Northern Ireland , Larne

    This is the former house and garden of James Coey, the owner of the Donard Nursery Company from 1910-21.

  • Northern Ireland , Ederney

    The house is a former rectory, built around 1780. A wall divides the pleasure ground from a part-maintained productive garden.

  • Northern Ireland , Clough

    The site has an 18th-century house, formerly called Belville, with mature trees. There was a 19th-century house and ornamental garden on the site, also called Ardilea, but both are now gone.

  • Northern Ireland , Londonderry

    Ardmore is an early-19th-century house with a conservatory. Features of the garden include mature trees, steep terracing, two gate lodges and an ornamental garden constructed in the 1990s.

  • Northern Ireland , Holywood

    Ardnalea is a 1950s house with some maintained planting from about 1900.

  • Northern Ireland , Limavady

    This is a late-18th-century demesne with mature shelter belt trees and a house dating from 1788. It is the site of a former ornamental garden.

  • Northern Ireland , Portadown

    This is the demesne for a 17th-century house. The conservatory is gone. Features include mature shelter belt trees, the 19th-century "Ladies' Mile" walk round the parkland, a formal garden at the house and a cultivated walled garden.

  • Northern Ireland , Ederney

    Ardvarney is a farmhouse enlarged in 1850. There is a small maintained sunken garden with a cross-head as a garden ornament.

  • Northern Ireland , Dungannon

    The site is a former orchard garden on Blackwater River, linked to a house of 1824. Its features include mature trees, pleasure grounds with yew arbours, two pavilions, a riverside lime walk and a sundial garden of 1833.