Massereene Lower

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Massereene Lower
Mása Ríona Íochtarach[1] (Irish)
Location of Massereene Lower, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Location of Massereene Lower, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Northern Ireland
County Antrim

Massereene Lower is a barony in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.[2] To its west lies Lough Neagh, and it is bordered by four other baronies: Massereene Upper to the south; Belfast Upper to the east; Antrim Upper to the north; and Toome Upper to the north-west.[2]

List of settlements[edit]

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

Towns[edit]

Population centres[edit]

List of civil parishes[edit]

Below is a list of civil parishes in Massereene Lower:[3][4]

Archaeology[edit]

The barony contains the largest concentration of ringforts in Ireland, with three ringforts per square kilometre.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Massereene Lower". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b PRONI Baronies of Northern Ireland
  3. ^ PRONI Civil Parishes of County Antrim
  4. ^ Baronies and parishes of County Antrim
  5. ^ Stout, Matthew (1997). The Irish Ringfort. Dublin: Four Courts Press. p. 53.