Information about Templeassurney

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Teampull Sornaigh
Surney's temple
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Teampull Sornaigh
Teampull na Surnaighe Local and corrupt
Tampeil Surney Local Name
The ruins of a church or abbey called after St. Surney a female saint which is said belonged to Killeenavara Parish. Near to which is a holy well called Tubbersurney.
Near the village of Oaghil.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 3 page 370