Fews Lower

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Fews Lower

Fews Lower is a barony in County Armagh.[1] Its lies in the centre of the county, with an enclave lying just to the south-east. The main portion is bordered by four other baronies: Armagh to the west; Oneilland West to the north; Orior Lower to the east; and Fews Upper to the south. Fews Upper and Orior Lower also border the enclave to its north and west, with Orior Upper to its south-west.[1] The Fews Mountains run through both Fews Lower and Upper, the highest peak of which in Fews Lower is, Deadman's Hill, which stands at 1,178 ft.[2] The name is from the Irish Feá/Feadha, meaning "the woods".[3][4][5]

List of settlements

Below is a list of settlements in Fews Lower:[6]


Villages and population centres

List of parishes

Below is a list of parishes in Fews Lower:[7][8]

  • Kilclooney (split with barony Orior Lower)
  • Kildarton (split with Oneilland West)
  • Lisnadill (split with the baronies of Armagh and Fews Upper)
  • Loughgilly (split with barony of Orior Lower and Orior Upper, it also contains the enclave)
  • Mullaghbrack (split with barony of Oneilland West)