AskDefine | Define clough

Extensive Definition

Clough (in Irish: An Chloch, ie the stone (castle)) is a village in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is situated approximately 3 miles from Dundrum on the A2 road between Newcastle and Belfast. It had a population of 255 people in the 2001 Census. Clough is situated in the Down District Council area.

Places of interest

Just off the main road is Clough Castle, an excellent example of Anglo-Norman earthwork castle with mount (motte), stone tower and outer enclosure (bailey). This motte-and-bailey is in a commanding position at the junction of important routes.
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