Information about Nutgrove

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Nutgrove Counsellor Reid
Nutgrove John Burke, Esq.
Nutgrove Larkin’s County Map
Nutgrove Mr. Mulloy
Nutgrove Rev. H. B. Hulett
Nutgrove The inhabitants
A good dwelling house so called with plantation and a large ? on the East also some rocks and furze. Nutgrove Harbour is about 6 chains N.E. of the house.
In the East end of the townland of Drummaun East about ½ a mile North of Williamstown Quay.

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
Nutgrove is in Drummaun East 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