Information about Knockbaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cnoc Bán
white hill
Civil Parish:
Ballinakill in Leitrim Barony
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cnoc Bán
Knockbawn Hyath. Clarke, Esq.
Knockanbane Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Knockbane Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Knockbawn Mr. Martin
Knockbawn Rev. Mr. Clarke
A grave yard so called but does not represent any matter remarkable.
In the South end of the townland of Derrygolan south about ¼ of a mile N.E. of Coolnabinna Rock and about 4½ miles S. S.W. of Woodford.

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Knockbaun is in Derrygolan South townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service