Information about Carricknagapple

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Carricknagapple
Irish Form of Name:
Carraig na gCapull
Translation:
rock of the horses
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Carricknagapple
Carraig na gCapull
Carrig na Goppul Inhabitants
Horses Rock (Eng.) Inhabitants
Description:
This rock is about 1½ chains in diameter, covered at high water.
Situation:
Situated about 5 chains S. of Cahiradoona, and in the Atlantic Ocean.

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:
Carricknagapple 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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Carricknagapple
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service