Information about Fort John
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Fort John Mr. Michael Pendergast
This fort is a circle about 260 links in diameter and is thickly planted.
This fort is situated in North West corner of Lowville townland near the mearing.
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
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