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Layde Road
Cushendall
County Antrim
BT44 0NQ
Tel: (028) 9082 3207
Alt: (028) 9082 3214
Email: scmenquiries@communities-ni.gov.uk
Web: www.communities-ni.gov.uk/topics/historic-environment

Directions from Town:

Located approximately one mile north of Cushendall via footpath on coast road to Torr Head, signposted.

Opening times:

Always Access.

Prices:

Admission Free.

Layd Old Church

Ballymena

Located one mile from Cushendall are the delightful ruins of a 13th century Franciscan foundation. Chief burial place of the MacDonnell's after Bonamargy which has been built at least three times and served as a parish church from 1306 to the end of the 18th century. Fine stones in the graveyard include a cross in memory of Doctor James MacDonnell, pioneer in the use of chloroform for surgical operations. Open access all year round.

NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.
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