Information about Loughaunbaurnaheskabaunia

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Lochán Bairr na h-eascaidhe báine
pool at the top of the white quagmire
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Lochán Bairr na h-eascaidhe báine
Loughaun-baar-na-Heskabawna Inhabitants
This lake which is nearly circular is about 4 chains in Diam. and about 8 feet deep in the centre muddy bottom. There are no streams to or from it. It has no fish in it.
Situated in Kylemore and near the middle of the E. boundary.

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
Loughaunbaurnaheskabaunia is in Kylemore 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.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service