Information about Greenville Bridge

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Greenville Bridge
Irish Form of Name:
Baile Glas
green town
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Greenville Bridge
Greenville Bridge 1 Arch see townland
1 arch
Is a small bridge with one arch about 1½ miles North of Castleblakeney.
Is situated on the North extremity of townland Greenville, on the road where it crosses a stream which becomes the common boundary between the townlands Bovinon, in the Barony of Killian and East of Moylough and Islands and Greenville in the Barony Tiaquin and 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
Greenville Bridge is in Islands 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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Greenville Bridge
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