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The Palace

Introduction

A walled demesne for the archbishop's house of 1770. Features include a 13th-century friary, mature parkland, exotic trees, a 1990 renovated ornamental garden and an obelisk. Part of the site is in use as a golf course.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

http://www.armagh.gov.uk Public access.

Directions

On the southern outskirts of Armagh.

Owners

  • Armagh District Council

    www.armagh.gov.uk
  • Armagh District Council

    www.armagh.gov.uk
History

Period

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

Designations

  • Environment and Heritage Service of Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Inventory

  • Reference: A 029

Features

  • Glasshouse
  • Obelisk
  • Icehouse
  • Garden House
  • Kitchen Garden
  • Gate Lodge
Key Information

Type

Landscape Park

Principal Building

Palace

Period

Late 18th Century

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

References