Information about Cregg Lough

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cregg Lough
Irish Form of Name:
a rock
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cregg Lough
Creg Lough
Creg Lough Counsellor Reid
Creg Lough John Burke, Esq.
Creg Lough Mr. O’Callaghan
Creg Lough Rev. H. B. Hulett
Creg Lough The inhabitants
A Lough which has taken its name from Creg townland. On the west it abounds with pike, perch and trout.
Situated on the boundary of the townlands of Creg, Furnace, Lakyle and Whitegate about 10 chains N. W. of Whitegate Village.

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
Cregg Lough is in Cregg 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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Cregg Lough
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