townland
Gnó Uachtarach
genitive: Ghnó Uachtarach
validated name
(Irish)
Groves Upper
(English)

Centrepoint

54.2554, -6.854 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1591
Gnowe
F Leathanach: 5625
1607
Guoyoughtraght (sic)
Mon. Div. Leathanach: 178
1610
Onowe
Mon. Surv. Leathanach: xxvii
1622
Gnowotaghtragh
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 6 J I
1633
Growoughteragh
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 61 C I
1655
Grough
DS
1660c
Grough
BSD (Mu) Leathanach: 112
1713
Groughoutragh
CGn. Leathanach: 11.64.3994
1740
Groughoughtra
CGn. Leathanach: 100.292.70525
1793
Groves
McCrea Map
1835
Upper Groves
BS:AL

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