Ballywhite House 263

Portaferry, Northern Ireland

Brief Description

This is the demesne for an 18th-century house which has 19th-century additions, including a conservatory. There are trees and many shrubs set in cultivated compartments around the house, and views of Strangford Lough. There is a hedged productive garden containing a glasshouse.


The 18th-century house was much altered in about 1870.

Detailed Description

The garden contains trees and shrubs in cultivated compartments around the house. There is a hedged kitchen garden containing a glasshouse, and a gate lodge. The garden has a number of views of Strangford Lough.
  • Kitchen Garden
  • Description: Hedged kitchen garden with glasshouse
  • Conservatory
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  • House (featured building)
  • Description: The house dates from the 18th century. There were major alterations in about 1870.
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Gate Lodge
Access & Directions


One mile north-west of Portaferry.

Detailed History

The house and demesne were established in the 18th century. The house was much altered and a conservatory added about 1870 by Mr Warnock, the owner.