Information about Caheradoona

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Caheradoona
Irish Form of Name:
Cathair a' Dúna
Translation:
stone fort of the enclosure
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Caheradoona
Cathair a' Dúna
Caheradoona Inhabitants
Description:
Is a fort about 3 chains long and 2 broad and about 13 feet high is of earth and has a green flat surface. About 20 feet out from this is part of a ring about 3 feet high. This fort is about two feet high on the S. side perpendicularly over the sea shore.
Situation:
In the S.W. corner of Curragh townland.

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:
Caheradoona is in Curragh 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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Caheradoona
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service