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Ballylough House 247

Introduction

Ballylough has a house and garden dating from 1789. There is a crannog and an early-15th-century tower house on site. Other features include two gate lodges, a maintained ornamental garden with a glasshouse and a garden house, as well as shelter belt trees.

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Features
Island, Kitchen Garden, Glasshouse, Gate Lodge, Garden House, Shelter Belt
Visitor Access & Directions

Directions

Two miles south of Bushmills off the B66.
Designations
  • Environment and Heritage Service of Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Inventory
  • Reference: An 007
History

History

The site has a house of 1789 in a landscape park including earlier features.

Detailed History

This is the site of a 15th-century tower house. The present house was built in 1789 with additions in 1815 and later.

Period

  • 18th Century
  • Late 18th Century
References

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