Information about Cloon Stream

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cloon Stream
Irish Form of Name:
Abhainn na Cluanach
river of the lawn or meadow
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cloon Stream
Abhainn na Cluanach
Owinn na Cloonagh Inhabitants
Cloon River (Eng.) Inhabitants
This stream is about four feet wide very shallow gravelly bottom. There is no fish in it.
Rises near the S.W. boundary of Lettergesh East, runs N.W.and falls into the sea.

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
Cloon Stream is in Lettergesh East townland.