Information about Sruffaunbrandraghmore

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Sruffaunbrandraghmore
Irish Form of Name:
Sruthán Brannach Mór
Translation:
streamlet of the great 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:
Sruffaunbrandraghmore
Sruthán Brannach Mór
Srughaun Brandraghmore Inhabitants
Description:
This stream is about 8 feet wide very shallow with a gravelly bottom. It has no fish in it.
Situation:
Rises in the S.E. part of Cloonlooaun, runs N.W. in to Cushleen and Curragh townland and falls into the sea at the E. boundary of Curragh.

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:
Sruffaunbrandraghmore is in Cloonlooaun townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Sruffaunbrandraghmore
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service