Place:


Rathfryland  County Down

 

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

Rathfryland, market town, Drumballyroney and Drumgath pars., W. co. Down, 9 miles SE. of Banbridge and 9 miles SE. of Newry, pop. 1572; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Wednesday. Rathfryland is situated on the slope of a small hill, which is crowned by the ruins of a castle. The mfr. of sewed muslin is carried on in the town and neighbourhood.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/29308

Date accessed: 14th July 2024


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