Information about Monksfield House

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Monksfield House
Irish Form of Name:
Fearan na Manach
land of the monks
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Monksfield House Henry Casey, Steward, Monksfield
The seat of the Reverend Henry Morgan, built n 1788, a good House, neat offices and a handsome garden and orchard. An extensive Demesne here, about 3 statute miles in circumference with various kinds of trees, delightful meadows in front of the house, southward with ornamental grounds etc. H. Brady, Civil Assistant.
In the townland of Monksfield, Barony of Dunkellin and County Galway, Parish of Killogilleen.

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
Monksfield House is in Monksfield 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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Monksfield House
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

Information From The Landed Estates Database

Information from the Landed Estates Database.
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The following is a list of those houses in this townland which are discussed in the Landed Estates Database.