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Beech Hill (also known as Skipton Hall)342

Introduction

This is the site of the 17th-century Skipton Hall, with the present house begun in 1729. Features include mature trees, a lime and beech avenue, lawns, ponds and a walled garden. The house is now the Beech Hill Hotel.

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Features
  • House (featured building)
  • Description: 17th-century Skipton Hall was replaced by the present house in 1729.
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
Tree Avenue, Pond, Gate Lodge, Kitchen Garden
Visitor Access & Directions

Directions

At Ballyshasky, three miles south-east of Londonderry via the A6.
Designations
  • Environment and Heritage Service of Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Inventory
  • Reference: L 29
History

Period

  • 18th Century
References