Information about Fort John

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Fort John
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Fort John
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.

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
Fort John is in Lowville townland.