Massereene Lower

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Massereene Lower

Massereene Lower is a barony in County Antrim.[1] To its west lies Lough Neagh, and it is bordered by four other baronies: Massereene Upper to the south; Belfast Upper to the east; Antrim Upper to the north; and Toome Upper to the north-west.[1]

List of settlements

Below is a list of settlements in Massereene Lower:[2]


Population centres

List of parishes

Below is a list of parishes in Massereene Lower:[3][4]


The barony contains the largest concentration of ringforts in Ireland, with three ringforts per square kilometre.[5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 PRONI Baronies of Northern Ireland
  2. "Massereene Lower". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  3. PRONI Civil Parishes of County Antrim
  4. Baronies and parishes of County Antrim
  5. Stout, Matthew (1997). The Irish Ringfort. Dublin: Four Courts Press. p. 53.