Information about Sruffaunaclossaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Srothán a' Chlasáin
streamlet of the small trench
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Srothán a' Chlasáin
Srughaun–a-Clossaun Inhabitants
This rivulet is about three or four feet wide rocky bottom and generally dry in summer. There is no fish in it.
Rises on the S. side of Cruck a na Geeha in Kylemore runs N. thro’ Kan a Clossaun village and falls into Owunn Chulamoree.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Sru and Sruh represent the Irish sruth, a stream.

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
Sruffaunaclossaun is in Kylemore townland.