Information about Mountain Fort

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Mountain Fort
Irish Form of Name:
Translation:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Mountain Fort
Mountain Fort
Mountain Fort English
Comment:
no name
Description:
This fort is of an oval figure about 1½ chains in diameter.
Situation:
This fort is situated in western side of Bredagh townland about 22½ chains N.W. of Lughanagh cave.

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:
Mountain Fort is in Bredagh 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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Mountain Fort
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service