Information about Clifden Mill

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Clifden Mill
Irish Form of Name:
[Clifden means] a ford or stepping stones in a ford
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Clifden Mill
Clifden Mill Inhabitants
This mill was built in 1827 at the expense of £400. It is a corn mill, is 40 feet long, 20 feet wide and 3 story high.
Situated in the S. part of Clifden townland, S. of same town and on Glen River.

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
Clifden Mill is in Clifden 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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Clifden Mill
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