Information about Knockaunnagurlaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cnocán na g-Curlán
hillock of the pig-nuts
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cnocán na g-Curlán
Cnocán na Curlán
Knockaun-Cooralawn By. Sketch Map
Knockaun-Cooralaun Charles Filgate
Knockaun-Corralawn Michl. Shaughnessy, Esq.
Knockaraune Peter Daley, Esq.
This is a farm house and out offices with two small gardens.
Is situated in the East of this parish on the townland of Sraghlooghra, in the barony of Killian, close to the edge of the River Suck.

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
Knockaunnagurlaun is in Srahloughra 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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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service