Information about Hillswood House

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Hillswood House
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Hillswood House
Hillswood House
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.

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
Hillswood House is in Barnavihall townland.