Castlewellan  County Down


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Castlewellan like this:

Castlewellan, market town, Kilmegan par., S. co. Down, 4 miles NW. of Newcastle ry. sta. and 19 miles NE. of Newry, pop. 892; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.Market-day, Monday. It is a well-built little town, with beautiful environs. The staple trade is the spinning and bleaching of linen. In vicinity is C. House, seat of Earl Annesley, who takes hence the title of baron.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Castlewellan, in and County Down | Map and description, A Vision of Ireland through Time.


Date accessed: 14th July 2024

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