Clough (// KLOK; from Irish: an Chloch, meaning "the stone") is a village and townland in County Down, Northern Ireland. It sits about 3 miles from Dundrum on the A2 between Newcastle and Belfast. The A2 continues via Downpatrick and the coast via Strangford and the Portaferry - Strangford Ferry to Portaferry to Belfast, whilst most road traffic heads along from Clough along the A24 via Carryduff to Belfast. It had a population of 255 people in the 2001 Census. Clough is situated within the Newry, Mourne and Down area.
Places of interest
- Clough Castle, an excellent example of Anglo-Norman castle with mount (motte), stone tower and outer enclosure (bailey).
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