townland
Béal Átha Damh
genitive: Bhéal Átha Damh
(Irish)
Belladaff
(English)

Glossary

English ford
English opening, approach, mouth

Centrepoint

53.6957, -9.04772 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1824
Ballydaff
TAB Leathanach: 62
1830
Ballyduff
Bald
1838
Balladaff
BS:AL Leathanach: ME135,6
1838
Balladaff
Letter Info:AL Leathanach: ME135,6
1838
Beúl atha damh, 'mouth of the ford of oxen'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME135,6
1838
Beul atha damh
pl:AL Leathanach: ME135,6
1838
Belladaff
OD:AL Leathanach: ME135,6
1838
Ba/elladaff
OC:AL Leathanach: ME135,6
1838
Ballyduff
dúch:AL Leathanach: ME135,6
1838
[Ballyduff]
"…three ancient forts…"
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME135,6

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