townland
An Carn Mór
genitive: an Chairn Mhóir
(Irish)
Carn More
(English)

Glossary

English cairn, pile of rocks
English great, big

Centrepoint

53.817, -8.78802 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1838
Carnn mór, 'great carn or heap of stones'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME012,29
1838
Carnn mór
pl:AL Leathanach: ME012,29
1838
Carnmore
BS:AL Leathanach: ME012,29
1838
Carnmore
OC:AL Leathanach: ME012,29
1838
[Carn More]
"There is a trig. station in this townland called Carn. Also an ancient fort in the central part of the townland" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME012,29

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