Burnfoot, County Londonderry

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Burnfoot
Burnfoot is located in Northern Ireland
Burnfoot
Location within Northern Ireland
Population195 (2001 Census)
District
County
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLIMAVADY
Postcode districtBT
Dialling code028
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County Londonderry
54°58′10″N 6°56′21″W / 54.969535°N 6.939082°W / 54.969535; -6.939082Coordinates: 54°58′10″N 6°56′21″W / 54.969535°N 6.939082°W / 54.969535; -6.939082
Burnfoot

Burnfoot is a small village within the townland of Bonnanaboigh in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It lies 4 km north of Dungiven and 9 km south of Limavady. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 195. It is situated within Causeway Coast and Glens district.

Features[edit]

It is beside the River Roe, with the greater part of the built up area on the western side of Drumrane Road. The village has a good range of social, educational and recreational facilities, but commercial services are limited.[1] It has quite a large village shop, football fields and a primary school plus Orange Hall. Burnfoot has two churches, Bovevagh Church of Ireland (St. Eugenius) and Camnish Presbyterian Church. The Church of Ireland are currently developing a new parish centre for the development of the parish. Burnfoot has its own community hall and youth clubs such as the Girls Brigade. It has had a recent new housing development called Rosebrook which added at least 15 houses to the area, making the population now about 250. In 2010 a man appeared in court charged with provocative behaviour after removing a loyalist flag from a lampost in the area.The judge stated he should be commended for his actions.[2]

Boveva Orange Hall

Transport[edit]

  • The village has good road links via Dungiven, but has limited public transport connections.[1]

Education[edit]

  • Drumrane Primary School ( An amalgamation of Dungiven PS Largy PS, and Burnfoot PS, which is situated beside the old Burnfoot Primary School in Burnfoot.

Sport[edit]

  • Burnfoot United F.C. football club, founded in 1975, plays in the Coleraine and District Junior Premier League.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bellarena Settlement Designation". Planning Service — Draft Northern Area Plan 2016. Retrieved 2008-06-21.
  2. ^ "Burnfoot flag remover should be commended" BBC News
  3. ^ "Burnfoot United Football Club". Burnfoot United Bebo site. Retrieved 2008-06-21.