Information about Sruffaunanarhoria

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Sruthán an ancoire
streamlet of the anchor
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Sruthán an ancoire
Srughaun an arhoria Inhabitants
This stream is about 2 or 3 feet wide very shallow with a rocky bottom. There is no fish in it.
Rises in E. mountains of Derrynacleigh, runs N. for about ¾ of a mile and falls into the Killery Bay.

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
Sruffaunanarhoria is in Derrynacleigh townland.