Information about Castlegar or Lowes Folly (Trigl. Station)

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Castlegar or Lowes Folly (Trigl. Station)
Irish Form of Name:
[Castlegar means] short castle
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Castlegar or Lowes Folly (Trigl. Station)
Lowes Folly
Castlegar or Lowes Folly
A round pillar built by a man Lowe
It is a stone pillar about 5 feet in diameter at 35 feet high and 353 feet above the level of the sea.
It is situated at the eastern side of the Demesne of Castlegar in the wood, in the townland of Castlegar East and Barony of Killian.

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
Castlegar or Lowes Folly (Trigl. Station) is in Castlegar East townland.