Information about Creeraun House

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Creeraun House
Irish Form of Name:
Recte. Criathrán
[Creeraun means] a morass, a bog full of pits, holes and knolls
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Creeraun House
Creeraun House Same as townland
It is in good repair and is the residence of O’Kelly, Esq.
Creeraun House is situated on bad level ground and almost surrounded by wood.

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
Creeraun House is in Creeraun 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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Creeraun House
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