Information about Sruffaunbaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Sruffaunbaun
Irish Form of Name:
Sruthán Bán
Translation:
white streamlet
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Sruffaunbaun
Sruthán Bán
Srughaun bawn Inhabitants
White Stream (Eng.) Inhabitants
Description:
This stream is about three feet wide, very shallow with a rocky bottom; there is no fish in it.
Situation:
Rises in mountain of Derrynacleigh about 18 chains W. of Srughaun an arhoria, runs N. 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
Townland:
Sruffaunbaun is in Derrynacleigh 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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Sruffaunbaun
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service