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Moira Conservation Area

Location: Co.Down
Designation date: 09 December 1983

Background

Moira Conservation AreaMoira, which was formerly part of the Parish of Magheralin, lies in the Barony of Lower Iveagh some 14 kilometres west of Lisburn and 7 kilometres east of Lurgan.The name has been variously spelt history including Magh Rath, Moirath and Moyrah.
Perhaps because of years of decline much of the character of 18th century settlement survives.

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It is hoped designation will lead to the improvement of the town, will reveal its inherent qualities and restore the historic appearance.

The Design Guide

The design guide generally provides information on the planning context, historical development, description or character appraisal of the area, the designation and guidelines for development proposals.

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