Information about Castle Ffrench

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Castle Ffrench
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Castle Ffrench
Castle Ffrench See townland
This castle is not in good repair. Nothing remains merely but the walls with the roof.
It is situated in Eastern side of Castle Ffrench townland.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 1 page 243

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
Castle Ffrench is in Castle Ffrench townland.