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The Observatory (also known as Astropark, Astropark)

Introduction

A planned landscape for an observatory of 1790. The Bicentenary Garden of 1990 includes features and beds.

Visitor Facilities

Grounds open daily to the public.
Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

http://www.star.arm.uk/astropa...

Directions

In central Armagh.

History

Period

  • Late 18th Century
  • 18th Century
Features & Designations

Designations

  • Environment and Heritage Service of Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Inventory

  • Reference: A 032

Features

  • Icehouse
  • Kitchen Garden
  • Gate Lodge
Key Information

Type

Landscape Garden

Principal Building

Education

Period

Late 18th Century

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

References