New Forge (also known as Clement Wilson Park, Clement Wilson Park)2404

New Forge, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Brief Description

A late 18th-century house and grounds. The site of a 'Factory garden' from 1929 for factory workers and the general public. The house was demolished in the 1960s. The site has been a public park since 1975.

History

Late 18th-century demesne later garden for clog factory workers. House demolished 1960s. Public park since 1975.

Visitor Facilities

www.belfastcity.gov.uk
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

www.belfastcity.gov.uk

Directions

Three miles south of central Belfast via the A1, then the B23, then the A55, then a minor road before crossing the River Lagan.
History

Period

  • Late 18th Century
  • 18th Century
Contact

Telephone

028 9056 9615

Official Website

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Owners

  • Belfast City Council

    www.belfastcity.gov.uk
  • Belfast City Council

    www.belfastcity.gov.uk