Information about Owennanaltaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Owennanaltaun
Irish Form of Name:
Abhainn na n-altán
Translation:
river of the little cliffs
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Owennanaltaun
Abhainn na n-altán
Owen na nalthaun Inhabitants
Description:
This stream is about 8 links wide with a rocky bottom.
Situation:
Rises in the S.E. of Thoobaun , runs S.W. and joins the Sruffaun Bolthaun.

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
Townland:
Owennanaltaun is in Tievebaun 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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Owennanaltaun
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service