Information about Loughaunboy

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Loughaunboy
Irish Form of Name:
Lochán Buidhe
Translation:
yellow pool
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Loughaunboy
Lochán Buidhe
Loughaun Bwee Inhabitants
Description:
This lake is about 5 chains long by 3 broad.
Situation:
Between Mullaghglass and Lettergesh West and about 6 chains from the north boundary of Poulacoppul. The boundary runs through the centre of it.

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:
Loughaunboy 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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Loughaunboy
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