Information about Peter's Lough

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Peter's Lough
Irish Form of Name:
Loch Pheadair
Peter’s Lake
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the Barony of Ballymoe
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Peter's Lough
Loch Pheadair
Peter's Lough Boundary Surveyors Sketch
See Dunamon Parish
Peters Lough is situated on the S.E. boundary of this parish joining the parish of Dunammon, Barony of Ballymoe, County Roscommon and is apportioned to the townlands of Clooncanny, Parish of Ballynakill, Carrownaglogh and Emlaghroy, Parish of Dunammon, Barony of Ballymoe, County Roscommon.

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
Peter's Lough is in Clooncunny 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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Peter's Lough
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