Banbridge

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Banbridge (Droichead na Banna in Irish) is a town in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies on the River Bann and the A1 road. It grew as a coaching stop and from linen manufacturing.

The town's best known feature is the underpass constructed in 1834 known as The Cut. Captain Crozier was born in Banbridge. Near the town lie the ancient Lisnagade Fort and Loughbrickland Crannog, constructed around the year 500.

The town is the headquarters for Banbridge District Council.

See also: List of towns in Northern Ireland

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