Information about Oweydinnawairf

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Umhaigh Duine Baidthe
cove of the drowned man
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Umhaigh Duine Baidthe
Owey-dena-waaif Inhabitants
This inlet is about 400 links long and 200 broad with rough rocks on the E. and West of it.
In the N. shore of Mullaghglass E. of Owney-na-lassa and W. of Bunnahowna. In the Atlantic Ocean.

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
Oweydinnawairf is in Mullaghglass 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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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