The village of Gracehill, a settlement founded by the Moravians in 1765 and Northern Ireland’s First Conservation area.
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Historic settlements with similar lay-out and buildings in regions across the globe offer an opportunity to create an international network. “High quality boarding schools, together with a variety of cottage industries, tradesmen and craftsmen brought life to the settlements. A forward-looking approach and … Continue reading
Situated two miles to the west of the town of Ballymena in County Antrim, Gracehill village dates from 1759. It is the only complete Moravian Settlement in Ireland and it is characterised by classic Georgian architecture with a grid-like street … Continue reading