Information about Owen Lecknavarna

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Owen Lecknavarna
Irish Form of Name:
Lec na bh-Fearna
flag stone of the alders
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Owen Lecknavarna Inhabitants
See townland
This stream varies from 6 to 30 links and has a rough rocky bottom.
This stream rises in the extreme E. of Lecknavarna, runs Eastward and falls into Lough Fee.

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
Owen Lecknavarna is in Lecknavarna 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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Owen Lecknavarna
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service