Location of Cary, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
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Cary is a historic barony in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. To its north is the north-Antrim coast, and it is bordered by three other baronies: Dunluce Lower to the west; Dunluce Upper to the south; and Glenarm Lower to the south-east. The world-famous Giant's Causeway is situated on the north coast of Cary. Dunineny Castle lies in the civil parish of Ramoan within this barony.
The barony is named after the Cothrugu (Cotraigib, Crotraigib), an ancient tribe.
The geographical features of Cary include:
- Giant's Causeway
- Carneighaneigh and Knocklayd mountains
- Glenshesk valley
- The bays of Marketon (Margietown), Whitepark Bay, Cooraghy, and Murlough Bay
- Doon, Lacada, and the Giant's Causeway points
- The islands of Carrickarede and Rathlin Island
- Loughaveema and Lough Doo
- The promontories of Bengore Head, Benbane Head, Fair Head, Torr Head, and Runabay Head
List of settlements
Below is a list of settlements in Cary:
List of civil parishes
- Armoy (split with barony of Dunluce Upper)
- Billy (split with barony of Dunluce Lower)
- Grange of Drumtullagh
- Rathlin Island
- "Cary". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 5 February 2011.
- PRONI Baronies of Northern Ireland
- "Dunineny Castle". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
- PRONI Civil Parishes of County Antrim
- Baronies and parishes of County Antrim
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