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Legacurry, County Down

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Legacurry
County
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtBT27
Dialling code028
EU ParliamentNorthern Ireland
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Down

Legacurry (from Irish: Lag an Choire, meaning "hollow of the cauldron")[1] is a townland of 100 acres in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is situated in the civil parish of Drumbo and the historic barony of Castlereagh Upper.[2]

The name may refer to a cauldron-like pool in the Ravernet River which forms the southern boundary of the townland.[1]

Locally significant buildings include Legacurry Presbyterian Church, built in 1848.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Legacurry". Place Names NI. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Legacurry". IreAtlas Townlands Database. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
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