Saintfield

Saintfield

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Saintfield (from Irish: Tamhnaigh Naomh, meaning "Field of Saints") is a village and civil parish in County Down, Northern Ireland.

By Albert Bridge


It is about halfway between Belfast and Downpatrick on the A7 road. It had a population of 3,381 in the 2011 Census, made up mostly of commuters working in both south and central Belfast, which is about 11 miles away. The population of the surrounding countryside is mostly involved in farming.


Running east to west across the A7 is the B6 road, and to the west of this crossroads is Main Street, which takes one towards Lisburn and Ballynahinch, and to the east is Station Road which takes one towards Killyleagh.

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