Information about Gurteenclogh River

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Gurteenclogh River
Irish Form of Name:
Goirtín na g-Cloch
the little field of the stones
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Gurteenclogh River Inhabitants
Srughaun Gurteenclogh Inhabitants
See townland
This stream is about 6 feet wide very shallow with a rocky bottom. There is no fish in it.
Rises at the S.W. end of Gurteenaclogh, runs N.W. dividing same from Tullymore and falls into the sea.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Sru and Sruh represent the Irish sruth, a stream.

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
Gurteenclogh River is in Gorteennaglogh townland.

Information From The Landed Estates Database

Information from the Landed Estates Database.
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The following is a list of those houses in this townland which are discussed in the Landed Estates Database.