Information about Muingbaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Muing Bán
white morass
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Muing Bán
Mwing Bawn Inhabitants
This stream varies from 8 to 10 links wide and has a rough rocky bottom.
This stream rises in the S. of Letterbrackaun runs N. N.W. and joins the Mwing Bwee forming part of the boundary between Finisglin and Letterbrickaun.

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
Muingbaun is in Letterbreckaun townland.