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Learmount

Introduction

Learmount is a demesne with the present house dating from 1830 on a picturesque site above a bend in the River Faughan. Features include mature trees and forest planting with ornamental trees and steep terraced lawns at the house.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

There is public access to the grounds. The house is private.

Directions

Four miles south-east of Claudy via the B49, then a minor road south-east after crossing the River Faughan.

Owners

Northern Ireland Forest Service (part)

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Environment and Heritage Service of Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Inventory

  • Reference: L012

Features

  • Terrace
  • Lawn
  • House (featured building)
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • River
  • Description: River Faughan
Key Information

Type

Demesne

Purpose

Forestry

Principal Building

House

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

References

References