Ballure, Isle of Man

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Ballure

Looking south through Mooragh Park to Ramsey
Ballure is located in Isle of Man
Ballure
Ballure
Ballure shown within the Isle of Man
Parish Maughold
Sheading Garff
Crown dependency Isle of Man
Post town ISLE OF MAN
Dialling code 01624
Police Isle of Man
Fire Isle of Man
Ambulance Isle of Man
List of places
Isle of Man
54°18′54″N 4°22′26″W / 54.31502°N 4.374004°W / 54.31502; -4.374004Coordinates: 54°18′54″N 4°22′26″W / 54.31502°N 4.374004°W / 54.31502; -4.374004

Ballure is a small hamlet about 0.75 mile southeast of Ramsey on the Isle of Man. A stop on the Manx Electric Railway which runs through it is the Ballure Halt (or Ballure Glen) station.

It lies just to the south of the boundary of Ramsey, and thus lies in the ward (and traditional parish) of Maughold within the current administrative parish (and traditional sheading) of Garff.

Legend[edit]

Arthur William Moore reported that there was a sighting of the glashtin or Cabbyl-Ushtey, a water-horse of Manx legend at Ballure Glen in 1859.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moore, Arthur William (1891), "Chapter IV: Hobgoblins, monsters, giants, mermaids, apparitions, &c." (google), The Folk-Lore of the Isle of Man, Douglas: Brown & Son, p. 52- , p.53