Burnfoot, County Londonderry facts for kids
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|Population||195 (2001 Census)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Northern Ireland|
Burnfoot is a small village within the townland of Bonnanaboigh in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It lies 4 km north of Dungiven and 9 km south of Limavady. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 195. It is situated within Causeway Coast and Glens district.
It is beside the River Roe, with the greater part of the built up area on the western side of Drumrane Road. The village has a good range of social, educational and recreational facilities, but commercial services are limited. It has quite a large village shop, football fields and a primary school plus Orange Hall. Burnfoot has two churches, Bovevagh Church of Ireland (St. Eugenius) and Camnish Presbyterian Church. The Church of Ireland are currently developing a new parish centre for the development of the parish. Burnfoot has its own community hall and youth clubs such as the Girls Brigade. It has had a recent new housing development called Rosebrook which added at least 15 houses to the area, making the population now about 250. In 2010 a man appeared in court charged with provocative behaviour after removing a loyalist flag from a lampost in the area.The judge stated he should be commended for his actions.
- The village has good road links via Dungiven, but has limited public transport connections.
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