Clogh, County Antrim

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Clough

Clogh, also spelt as Clough (from Irish An Chloch, meaning "the stone") is a small village in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, 9 miles from Ballymena. It is situated within the Glenravel ward of the Braid electoral area of Mid and East Antrim District Council. It had a population of 220 people (90 households) in the 2011 Census.[1] (2001 Census: 105 people)

Dunaghy Old Rectory, on the main street, is one of the village’s most striking buildings. There are three churches in the vicinity. St. James Dunaghy Parish Church of Ireland is situated at the fork junction at the bottom of the main street. The Gospel Hall is located on main street. While the large Presbyterian Church is situated just outside the village.

The village's community centre is housed in a building that was originally Clough Baptist Church at the top of the Main Street. The Church closed in the early 1990s, the building was not reopened as the community centre until 2005. It has since host numerous functions and is widely used by the whole community.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Clogh". Census 2011 Results. NI Statistics and Research Agency. Retrieved 30 April 2015. 
  • Culture Northern Ireland

External links

  • Clogh - Lewis, 1837

Coordinates: 54°58′N 6°17′W / 54.967°N 6.283°W / 54.967; -6.283

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