Information about Ballymacward Bridge

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Ballymacward Bridge
Irish Form of Name:
Baile ‘ac Bhaird
Mac Ward’s town
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ballymacward Bridge
Ballymacward Bridge
It has three arches and is in good repair.
This bridge is situated on a small stream on the road from Ahascragh to Ballymacward on the South East boundary of the townland of Ballymacward.

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
Ballymacward Bridge is in Ballymacward 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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Ballymacward 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