Information about Newtown Village

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Newtown Village
Irish Form of Name:
Translation:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Newtown Village
Newtown Village Mr. Patrick Joice
Description:
Is a small village of houses in very bad repair. There is a Roman Catholick Chapel in it, also in bad repair, Newtown Village so called.
Situation:
Is situated in a S. East part of the townland Caltra about ¾ of a mile N. East of Caltra village and about ¼ of mile East of Caltra Lodge.

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:
Newtown Village is in Caltra 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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Newtown Village
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service