townland
Gort Sceiche
genitive: Ghort Sceiche
validated name
(Irish)
Gortskeha
(English)

Glossary

gort, gart
English field
sceach, sceich
English hawthorn, thorn-bush

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

53.1518, -8.03219 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1655-7
Gotiskeagh
DS
1660c
Gortskeagh
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 42
1837
Gortskeigha
BS:AL
1837
Gortskeigha
Coolahan, D.:AL
1837
Gort Sgeiche
OD:AL
1857
Gortanisken
(cf Gortonisky)
BM:AL

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