townland
Lios Mhic Fheorais
genitive: Lios Mhic Fheorais
(Irish)
Mayfield
(English)

Glossary

English ring-fort, enclosure

Centrepoint

53.721, -9.01751 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1661
Lismacoris 1 qr.
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 53
1672c
Lismacoris
Hib. Del.
1678
LissmcCorris 1 qr.
ASE Leathanach: 255b
1710c
LismcCorris 1 qr.
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 146b
1721c
Lissmakerish
O’Moore Maps Leathanach: 28
1787
LissmcCorris 1 qr.
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.69, 551, 553
1811
Mayfield alias Rooskey
L. Blosse Maps
1823c
Mayfield
TAB Leathanach: 63
1830
Mayfield
Bald
1838
Mayfield
BS:AL Leathanach: ME047,37
1838
Mayfield
Letter Info:AL Leathanach: ME047,37
1838
Mayfield
dúch dearg:AL Leathanach: ME047,37
1838
Lios mhic Feo//rais, 'Mac Feoris's fort, or Bermingham's fort'
"(old Irish name)" [dúch];
OD:AL Leathanach: ME047,37
1838
[Mayfield]
"there are two ancient forts in this townland, Mayfield House is in the W. central part of this townland" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME047,37

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