Information about Knockaunseeghaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cnocán a' tSuidheachain
hill of the seat
Civil Parish:
Ballinakill in Leitrim Barony
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cnocán a' tSuidheachain
Knockawnatheecaun Corpl. Gilmour, R. Sv.M.
Knockawnatheecaun Hyath. Clarke, Esq.
Knockawnatheecaun Rev. Mr. Clarke
Completes the local names of the Ph. of Ballynakill. W. Wilkinson, Lt. R. Eng. 18th June, 1838
A stone seat on the top of a small hill or “the seat on the hill” it has been so formed by nature, but no information or history can be obtained respecting it.
Near the centre of the townland of Abeyvilla about ¾ of a mile S. S. East of the Abbey Village.

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
Knockaunseeghaun is in Abbeyville townland.