Toome Upper

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Toome Upper

Tuaim Uachtarach [1] (Irish)
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Location of Toome Upper, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Northern Ireland
County Antrim

Toome Upper is a barony in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. [2] 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. [2] Toome Upper also formed part of the medieval territories known as the Route and Clandeboye.

Contents

History

List of settlements

Below is a list of settlements in Toome Upper: [1]

Towns

Population centres

List of civil parishes

Below is a list of civil parishes in Toome Upper: [3] [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Toome Upper". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
  2. 1 2 PRONI Baronies of Northern Ireland
  3. PRONI Civil Parishes of County Antrim
  4. Baronies and parishes of County Antrim