Information about Flower Hill

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Flower Hill
Irish Form of Name:
Translation:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Flower Hill
Flower Hill Counsellor Reid
Flower Hill John Burke, Esq.
Flower Hill Mr. Mulloy
Flower Hill Rev. H. B. Hulett
Flower Hill The inhabitants
Description:
A hill composed of bog and heath so called. It does not represent any peculiar appearance, and the inhabitants are only aware of it being so called.
Situation:
Near the centre of the townland of Whitegate between Lougharton and Whitegate Village about 10 chains north of the latter.

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
Townland:
Flower Hill is in Whitegate 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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Flower Hill
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