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village and civil parish
Ballyscullion (from Irish Baile Uí Scuillín, meaning 'Ó Scullín's townland') is a small village and civil parish in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 291 people. The civil parish of Ballyscullion covers areas of County Antrim as well as County Londonderry. The village is situated within Mid-Ulster District.
Increase Mather served as a minister at St. Tida's Church, Ballyscullion in the late 1650s until 1659. Frederick Hervey, 4th Earl of Bristol, known as "The Earl-Bishop", was Bishop of Cloyne from 1767-68, and as Bishop of Derry from 1768-1803. He built Downhill House and Ballyscullion House, residences which he adorned with rare works of art.
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