Ballylesson

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Holy Trinity Church, Ballylesson
Giants Ring

Ballylesson (from Irish: Baile na Leasán, meaning "townland of the small ringforts")[1] is a small village and townland in County Down, Northern Ireland. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 108 people. The village lies within the Lagan Valley Regional Park[2] and the Lisburn City Council area.

Places of interest[edit]

The Giant’s Ring, a state care henge monument, is between Edenderry and Ballylesson.

Religion[edit]

Holy Trinity Church in Ballylesson is a listed building. It was built in 1788 and consecrated in 1789. It has a square tower at the west end with pinnacles at the corners of the tower.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Placenames NI
  2. ^ "Belfast Metropolitan Area Plan 2015. District Proposals: Ballylesson". Planning Service. Retrieved 25 February 2009. 
  3. ^ "Drumbo, Holy Trinity (Ballylesson)". Bell Ringing Ireland. Retrieved 25 February 2009. 

Coordinates: 54°32′04″N 5°56′51″W / 54.53444°N 5.94750°W / 54.53444; -5.94750