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Myra Castle 2369

Introduction

The site of Myra Castle includes parkland and a garden for a house of about 1844. There are mature trees, a balustraded terrace, a former lake with cascades (now silted up), a Mogul summerhouse, a walled garden with the remains of the 16th-century Walshestown Castle, a stream, a pond, a glasshouse, a garden house and a gate lodge.

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Features
Terrace, Summerhouse, Glasshouse, Gate Lodge, Kitchen Garden, Pond, Garden House
Visitor Access & Directions

Directions

Six miles north-east of Downpatrick via the A25, then off a minor road.
Designations
  • Environment and Heritage Service of Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Inventory
  • Reference: D 40
History

History

The castle dates from the 16th century.

Period

  • Victorian (1837-1901)
References