Information about Bealanafadda

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Bealanafadda
Irish Form of Name:
Béal an Átha Fada
Translation:
mouth of the long ford
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Bealanafadda
Béal an Átha Fada
Beal na Fodda Inhabitants
Description:
Is the part of the lake into which a small stream runs, is shallow.
Situation:
Situated in the S.E. end of Kylemore Lake.

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:
Bealanafadda is in Kylemore 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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Bealanafadda
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service