Information about Carrickduff

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Carraig Dubh
black rock
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Carraig Dubh
Corrig Dhu Inhabitants
Is a small rock about one chain in diameter. It is on the strand.
On the shore of the Atlantic in Bunagheehe and on the S.W. shore of Gulfin.

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
Carrickduff is in Baunoge townland.