Information about Cave Bridge

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cave Bridge
Irish Form of Name:
[Cave means] long coarse grass
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cave Bridge
Cave Bridge Thos. Woods, Esq.
see townland
A small bridge having 1 arch. thus situated and Cave Bridge so called by the inhabitants.
Is situated on Streaneour that part which becomes the common boundary between the townlands Cave and Carranakelly.

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
Cave Bridge is in Cave 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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Cave 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