Information about Hillswood House
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
This house is the residence of Donlan, Esq., is built on level ground and is in middling repair, it is the property of James Daly, Esq., held by Deed for ever. It has a Demesne, lawn, fish pond, plantation and an orchard.
This house is situated in the centre of Barnavilla townland in the N. East corner of this parish.
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
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