Information about Old Castle
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Old Castle Inhabitants
An old Castle in ruins. This castle belonged to the Mac Hobart, a branch of the Burkes.
In the S. part of Castle Park townland.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
Information From Griffith's Valution
Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
Building value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
Total value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
Heads of housholds living in the townland at this time:
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