Information about Caltraghard
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
high burial place
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Caltrahard Trig. Station
Caltrahard Trig. Station Lt. Downes Observers
This station is 286 feet above low water mark.
It is situated about 9½ chains North East of the junction of the townlands of Hundred Acres, Baunogues and Ashfield.
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
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