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The Earl Bishop’s building schemes are everywhere to be seen along this part of the Londonderry coast. From the imposing Bishop's Gate, a charming glen planted with flowers and shrubs (many donated by visitors) leads to the cliff edge. The house, rebuilt after a fire in 1851, is now a shadow of its former self, but the Mussenden Temple, perched on the clifftop, is a good indicator of the Earl Bishop’s ambitious architectural plans.
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This elegant adaptation of the Temple of Vesta in Tivoli, built from local basalt and covered in Ballycastle sandstone, is perched on the cliff edge. This classic rotunda was built in 1785 in the memory of Mrs Mussenden, the bishop's cousin. The bi..