Corbet Lough in 2009
|Population||107 (2011 Census)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Dialling code||028 40|
|EU Parliament||Northern Ireland|
Corbet (from Irish: An Carbad, meaning "the jaw/boulder") is a small village and townland (of 618 acres) in County Down, Northern Ireland, 5km east of Banbridge. It is situated in the civil parish of Magherally and the historic barony of Iveagh Lower, Lower Half. It lies within the Banbridge District. It had a population of 107 people (39 households) in the 2011 Census. (2001 Census: 95 people)
Places of interest
- Corbet Lough is a reservoir and important angling lake with the 70 acre trout fishery controlled by Banbridge Angling Club. Facilities at the Lough include a boating dock and jetty and numerous fishing stands.
- The River Bann also flows nearby.
The Great Northern Railway
The station was opened on 1 March 1880.
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- "Banbridge Angling Club - Corbet Lough". Discover Northern Ireland. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
- "Corbet station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2012-05-06.
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