Mound of Down

A large mound of earth dating back to the Iron Age stands above the marshes around the town. This tree-covered hillock once stood next to a settlement that was destroyed by Jean de Courcy in 1177.

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Address : 

Belfast Road

Nearby tourist attractions

English Street
English Street
Opposite Down Civic Arts Centre, the
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Down County Museum
Down County Museum
When the new prison was built in 1803,
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Down Cathedral
Down Cathedral
Nothing remains of the monastery that
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Southwell Foundation
Southwell Foundation
The Southwell Foundation, which includes
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Inch Abbey
Inch Abbey
The ruins of this abbey stand on a
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Countryside Centre
Countryside Centre
A dam built in 19587 on the Isle of Hare
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English Street
English Street
Opposite Down Civic Arts Centre, the
0:15
Down Cathedral
Down Cathedral
Nothing remains of the monastery that
0:30
Southwell Foundation
Southwell Foundation
The Southwell Foundation, which includes
0:15
See all