Information about Knockalewnaghta

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cnoc a Leamhnachta
hill of the new milk
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cnoc a Leamhnachta
Knockalounaghta Counsellor Reid
Knockalounaghta John Burke, Esq.
Knockalounaghta Mr. Mulloy
Knockalounaghta Rev. H. B. Hulett
Knockalounaghta The inhabitants
A portion of the townland so called. It consists of bog and mountain. The name is only known to the inhabitants.
Near the centre of the townland of Ballyhinch about 1½ miles N. West of Whitegate.

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
Knockalewnaghta is in Ballyhinch 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