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Ardress

Introduction

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.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Directions

Six miles west of Portadown.

Owners

The National Trust

Rowallane House, Saintfield, Ballynahinch, Co. Down, BT24 7LH
Associated People
Features & Designations

Designations

  • Environment and Heritage Service of Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Inventory

  • Reference: A 001

Features

  • Shelter Belt
  • Walk
  • Description: "Ladies' Mile" walk
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  • Urn
  • Kitchen Garden
  • Orchard
  • House (featured building)
  • Description: The house was built in 1660 with 18th-century facades.
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Key Information

Type

Demesne

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

House

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

References

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