Information about Knocknasheeoge

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Knocknasheeoge
Irish Form of Name:
Cnoc na Siodhóg
Translation:
hill of the fairies
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Knocknasheeoge
Cnoc na Siodhóg
Cruck na Sheeogue Inhabitants
Fairy Hill (Eng.) Inhabitants
Description:
Is a bank of earth in height about 90 feet underneath of which is a bed of rocks on the shore about 7 chains long and ending in a point.
Situation:
Situated in the S.W. corner of Curragh about 4 chains N.W. of Cahiradoona.

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:
Knocknasheeoge is in Curragh 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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Knocknasheeoge
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service

Information From The Landed Estates Database

Information from the Landed Estates Database.
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The following is a list of those houses in this townland which are discussed in the Landed Estates Database.