townland
Cluain Catha
genitive: Chluain Catha
(Irish)
Battlefield
(English)

Glossary

cluain, cluaine
English meadow, pasture

Centrepoint

54.0203, -8.45036 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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Nóta
1278
Cluana Ca [g.]
AConn.
1613
Trenecloncagh
CPR Leathanach: 242b
1614
Cartronclonecagh
CPR Leathanach: 266b
1655‒7
Clounca
DS Leathanach: (par.Kilshalvy)
1660c
Clouncana [leg.–caha?]
BSD Leathanach: 123
1685c
Clounca
Hib. Del.
1819
Battlefield
Larkin (Sl)
1836
Battlefield
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl050,6
1836
Battlefield
CM:AL Leathanach: Sl050,6
1836
Battlefield
Old Tithe Bk:AL (Sl) Leathanach: Sl050,6
1836
Clúan Cath
"from battle reign of Richard III" [pl];
pl:AL Leathanach: Sl050,6
1836
Clúan Cath, 'lawn or field of the battle'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl050,6
1836
Battlefield
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl050,6
1836
[Battlefield]
"The house of the proprietor called Battlefield House is situated at the W. side of the townland...the N. side of the townland is bounded by a large stream on which there is a corn and tuck mill...and on the E. side there is a Lough called Curadoo Lough" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Sl050,6
1836
Cluain Cath or Battlefield
LSO (Sl) Leathanach: 152
1836
Battlefield
Map of Co. Sligo:AL
1844
Cluain Catha
Hy Fiach. Leathanach: (léirscáil)
2008
Cluain Catha
Ó Muraíle

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