Information about Sruffaunascancurra

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Srubhthán easca an churraigh
streamlet of the quagmire
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Srubhthán easca an churraigh
Sruffaunaskauncurra Inhabitants
This stream is about 8 links wide and about ¼ mile long with a rocky bottom.
Rises in the S.E. of Creg, runs S. and falls into the Owenlinna (Ghlinne) on Glen River.

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
Sruffaunascancurra 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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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service