Massereene Lower
Mása Ríona Íochtarach[1] (Irish)
Location of Massereene Lower, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Location of Massereene Lower, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
CountryNorthern Ireland
CountyAntrim

Massereene Lower is a barony in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.[2] To its west lies Lough Neagh, and it is bordered by four other baronies: Massereene Upper to the south; Belfast Upper to the east; Antrim Upper to the north; and Toome Upper to the north-west.[2]

List of settlements

Below is a list of settlements in Massereene Lower:[1]

Towns

Population centres

List of civil parishes

Below is a list of civil parishes in Massereene Lower:[3][4]

Archaeology

The barony contains the largest concentration of ringforts in Ireland, with three ringforts per square kilometre.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b "Massereene Lower". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
  2. ^ a b PRONI Baronies of Northern Ireland
  3. ^ "PRONI Civil Parishes of County Antrim". Archived from the original on 27 July 2011. Retrieved 27 June 2010.
  4. ^ "Baronies and parishes of County Antrim". Archived from the original on 27 July 2011. Retrieved 5 February 2011.
  5. ^ Stout, Matthew (1997). The Irish Ringfort. Dublin: Four Courts Press. p. 53.