Information about Chevy Chase Cottage

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Chevy Chase Cottage
Irish Form of Name:
Translation:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Chevy Chase Cottage Thomas Burke, townland Lahardaun
Comment:
see townland
Description:
The name of Chevy Chase having been given to this cottage by the late Colonel Perse in consequence of Gentlemen being accommodated there, sometimes in the sporting seasons, it is now the property of Dudley Perse, Esq., and is occupied by a Herdsman or Caretaker.
Situation:
In the townland of Lahardaun in the Parish of Kilbeakanty, Barony of Kiltartan and County Galway.

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:
Chevy Chase Cottage is in Lahardaun 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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Chevy Chase Cottage
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service

Information From The Landed Estates Database

Information from the Landed Estates Database.
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The following is a list of those houses in this townland which are discussed in the Landed Estates Database.