Search for the name, locality, period or a feature of a locality. You'll then be taken to a map showing results.

Ballylough House

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.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Directions

Two miles south of Bushmills off the B66.

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

  • Late 18th Century
  • 18th Century
Features & Designations

Designations

  • Environment and Heritage Service of Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Inventory

  • Reference: An 007

Features

  • Island
  • Kitchen Garden
  • Glasshouse
  • Gate Lodge
  • Garden House
  • Shelter Belt
Key Information

Type

Landscape Park

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

House

Period

Late 18th Century

Survival

Extant

References

References