Information about Bunnamucka

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Bun na Muice
bottom of the pig
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Bun na Muice
Bun na Mhicka Inhabitants
Pig's Valley (Eng.) Inhabitants
Is a subdenomination of Lettergesh E. having about 2 tenants. It is the face of a mountain.
Situated in and being the E. part of Lettergesh East.

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
Bunnamucka is in Lettergesh East townland.