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Hillhall

Hillhall is a townland and non-nucleated village in County Down, Northern Ireland, near Lisburn. In the 2001 Census it had a population of about one hundred people. It lies in the Lagan Valley Regional Park and the Lisburn City Council area. Hillhall Presbyterian Church is a listed building.

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  • People 1
  • References 2
  • External links 3
  • See also 4

People

The ancestors of writer Iris Murdoch farmed at Hillhall for seven generations, they had about 50 acres (200,000 m2) leased from the Marquis of Downshire and a further 10 acres (40,000 m2) from the Hertford estate. Today the family burial plot can still be found in Derriaghy Parish Churchyard.

References

  • NI Neighbourhood Information System
  • Draft Belfast Metropolitan Area Plan 2015
  • Iris Murdoch and Hillhall

External links

  • Hillhall Presbyterian Church

See also

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