Toome Upper

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Toome Upper
Tuaim Uachtarach[1] (Irish)
Location of Toome Upper, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
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.

History[edit]

List of settlements[edit]

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

Towns[edit]

  • Ahoghill (also part of baronies of Toome Lower and Antrim Lower)
  • Antrim (also part of barony of Toome Lower)
  • Milltown
  • Randalstown

Population centres[edit]

  • Crosskeys
  • Toome
  • Newferry
  • Whiteside's Corner

List of civil parishes[edit]

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

  • Antrim (split with barony of Antrim Upper)
  • Ballyscullion (split with barony of Loughinsholin)
  • Cranfield
  • Drummaul
  • Duneane
  • Grange of Ballyscullion
  • Grange of Shilvodan

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Toome Upper". 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