Information about Kilcallin

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Kilcallin
Irish Form of Name:
Cill Caillin
Translation:
St. Callin’s Church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Kilcallin
Cill Caillin
Thampul Beg Kilcallan Popular name
Description:
The walls of an old church.
Situation:
In Dove Park townland, N. of the parish.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Kill alone is the name of more than a score of places in various counties: in most cases it stands for cill, a church: but in some it is for coill, a wood.

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:
Kilcallin is in Dovepark 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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Kilcallin
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service