Information about Old Drummaun House

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Old Drummaun House
Irish Form of Name:
Translation:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Old Drummaun House
Drummaun B. S. Sketch
Old Drimmaun House Mr. Holland
Old Drimmaun House Mr. O’Callaghan
Old Drimmaun House The inhabitants
Description:
A very ancient house mostly in ruin, but it does not represent any peculiar appearance or matter worthy of remark.
Situation:
In the N. East end of the townland of Drummaun.

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:
Old Drummaun House is in Drummaun West 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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Old Drummaun House
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