townland
Cartún na Rátha Rua
genitive: Chartún na Rátha Rua
(Irish)
Cartronrathroe
(English)

Glossary

ráth, ráith
English ring-fort
rua, ruadh
English red; red place

Centrepoint

54.1955, -9.31856 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1815
Cartron Rathroe
TAB Leathanach: 16
1828
Cartron Rathroe
Handy-Crookshank
CGn. Leathanach: 837.105.562243
1833
Cartron Rathruagh, Cartron Rathrugh
TAB Leathanach: 7
1838
[Cartron - Rathroe]
"…west of townland are the ruins of an old castle supposed to have been inhabited by a family named Barret…"
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME085,25
1838
Cartron Rarugh
Cess Bk:AL Leathanach: ME085,25
1838
Cartún ratha ruáidh, 'cartron of the red fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME085,25
1838
Cartún ratha ruaidh
pl:AL Leathanach: ME085,25
1838
Cartronrathroe
OC:AL Leathanach: ME085,25
1838
Cartron - Rathroe
OD:AL Leathanach: ME085,25
1838
Cartron Rathruah
BS:AL Leathanach: ME085,25

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