Information about Norman Grove

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Norman Grove
Irish Form of Name:
Translation:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Norman Grove
Norman Grove or Attydota House Mr. John Burke, Norman Grove
Comment:
Mr. Burkes ancestors were Normans, this being the reason why it is called Norman Grove. Authority Mr. Burke. Norman from see description of townland
Description:
The residence of Mr. John Burke, a handsome cottage built in 1794, a rural grove chiefly consisting of ash trees, well sheltered on the South West by the Clare Mountains, a good garden and small orchard, with various kinds of fruit.
Situation:
In the townland of Normangrove, parish of Killinny, 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:
Norman Grove is in Normangrove 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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Norman Grove
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.