Information about Crockaunaglaegh

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Crocán a Ghlaodha
rock of the calling or shouting
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Crocán a Ghlaodha
Cruckaun a bleagh Inhabitants
The Calling Rock Inhabitants
This rock which is attached to the land is about 2 chains long and 8 broad in the strand, high water washes over it.
In the S.E. part of Aughrusmore. It is 54 chains S. of Gloshillaun and 8 W. of Scotch Rock.

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
Crockaunaglaegh is in Aughrusmore 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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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