Information about Sruffaunbeg

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Sruffaunbeg
Irish Form of Name:
Srubhthán Beag
Translation:
small streamlet
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Sruffaunbeg
Srubhthán Beag
Srufaun Beg Local name
Situation:
In Shannagurraun townland about 40 chs. E. of Keeranduff Village in Letterpeak

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Sru and Sruh represent the Irish sruth, a stream.

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
Townland:
Sruffaunbeg is in Shannagurraun 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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Sruffaunbeg
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service