Waringsford

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Waringsford
Waringsford is located in County Down
Waringsford
Waringsford
Waringsford shown within County Down
Population 129 (2001 Census)
Irish grid reference J226489
• Belfast 21 miles
District
County
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DROMORE
Postcode district BT25
Dialling code 028, +44 28
Police Northern Ireland
Fire Northern Ireland
Ambulance Northern Ireland
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Down
54°22′28″N 6°06′37″W / 54.374458°N 6.110244°W / 54.374458; -6.110244Coordinates: 54°22′28″N 6°06′37″W / 54.374458°N 6.110244°W / 54.374458; -6.110244

Waringsford is a small village in County Down, Northern Ireland, 6km south east of Dromore. It is situated within Banbridge District. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 129 people. The village, despite the lack of services, has seen substantial property development in the last five years, helped by its rural setting, relative tranquility and close proximity to the A1.

The village lies within the townland of Tullinisky, in the civil parish of Garvaghy, within the barony of Iveagh Lower, Lower Half. It also lies in Banbridge District.[2][3]

People[edit]

Betsy Gray, distinguished in the Irish Rebellion of 1798, may have been born on the outskirts of Waringsford.

References[edit]

See also[edit]