Ballydivity

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ballydivity
  • Irish: Baile Mhic Duibhidighe
Farm buildings - geograph.org.uk - 792631.jpg
Ballydivity in 2008
County
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district BT57
Dialling code 028
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Antrim

Ballydivity (from Irish: Baile Mhic Duibhidighe, meaning "McDevitts town")[1] is a townland of 333 acres in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is situated in the civil parish of Derrykeighan and historic barony of Dunluce Lower.[2]

Places of interest[edit]

Ballydivity House, near Ballymoney is a two-storey three-bay house of c.1760. It was added to from c.1810 and a central staircase and drawing room extended in 1911.[3] The demesne features mature shelter belt trees, two walled gardens and a gardener's house. It is not open to the public.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ballydivity". Place Names NI. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Ballydivity". IreAtlas Townlands Database. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Bence-Jones, Mark (1988). A Guide to Irish Country Houses. London: Constable. p. 20. ISBN 0 09 469990 9. 
  4. ^ "Ballydivity". Parks and Gardens UK. Retrieved 9 May 2015.