Dunluce Lower

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Dunluce Lower

Dún Libhse Íochtarach [1] (Irish)
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Location of DunluceLower, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Northern Ireland
County Antrim

Dunluce Lower is a barony in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. [2] To its north runs the north-Antrim coast, and it is bordered by three other baronies: Dunluce Upper to the south, Cary to the east, and the North East Liberties of Coleraine to the west. [2] The River Bush flows through this barony. [1] Dunluce Lower also formed the northern part of the medieval territory known as the Route. [3]

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History

List of main settlements

Below is a list of settlements in Dunluce Lower: [1]

Towns

Villages

Population centres

List of civil parishes

Below is a list of civil parishes in Dunluce Lower: [4] [5]

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Loughinsholin Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Tirkeeran Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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North East Liberties of Coleraine Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

The North East Liberties of Coleraine is a barony in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It borders the north-Londonderry coastline, and is bordered by three other baronies: Coleraine to the west; Dunluce Lower to the north-east; Dunluce Upper to the south-east. The North East Liberties of Coleraine formed the north-western part of the medieval territory known as the Route.

Glenarm Lower Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Cary (barony) Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Cary is a historic barony in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. To its north is the north-Antrim coast, and it is bordered by three other baronies: Dunluce Lower to the west; Dunluce Upper to the south; and Glenarm Lower to the south-east. The world-famous Giant's Causeway is situated on the north coast of Cary. Dunineny Castle lies in the civil parish of Ramoan within this barony.

Dunluce Upper Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Kilconway Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Carrickfergus (barony) Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Belfast Lower Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Antrim Upper Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Belfast Upper Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Massereene Upper Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Toome Upper Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Toome Upper is a barony in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. To its south lies Lough Neagh, and it is bordered by five other baronies: Toome Lower to the north; Antrim Lower to the north-east; Antrim Upper to the east; Massereene Lower to the south-east; and Loughinsholin to the south-east. Toome Upper also formed part of the medieval territories known as the Route and Clandeboye.

Oneilland West Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Dunluce Lower". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
  2. 1 2 "Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) - nidirect". proni.gov.uk. 4 March 2016. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  3. Ulster Archaeological Society. "Ulster journal of archaeology". Belfast [Ulster Archaeological Society]. Retrieved 17 April 2018 via Internet Archive.
  4. "Unavailable". applications.proni.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 27 July 2011. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  5. "Unavailable". applications.proni.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 27 July 2011. Retrieved 17 April 2018.