Information about Bunnahowen [e crossed out – Bunnahown

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Bunnahowen [e crossed out – Bunnahown
Irish Form of Name:
Bun na h-abhann
Translation:
mouth of the river
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Bunnahowen [e crossed out – Bunnahown
Bun na h-abhann
Bunnahowan Local name
Description:
The name of the point where Spiddal river joins the sea.
Situation:
S.W. of the parish where the Spiddal river joins the sea.

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:
Bunnahowen [e crossed out – Bunnahown is in Spiddal West 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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Bunnahowen [e crossed out – Bunnahown
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service