Information about Sruffaun na Shelide

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Sruffaun na Shelide
Irish Form of Name:
Sruthán na Silide
streamlet of the snails
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Sruthán na Silide
Sruffaun na Shelide Inhabitants
This stream varies from 10 to 20 links wide with a rough rocky bottom.
Rises in Lough na hillaun runs S. for 1¼ miles forming the boundary between Creg and Baurnanoraun.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Sru and Sruh represent the Irish sruth, a stream.

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
Sruffaun na Shelide is in Cregg 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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Sruffaun na Shelide
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service