townland
Cnoc na Croise
genitive: Chnoc na Croise
(Irish)
Knocknacross
(English)

Glossary

English hill
crois, cros
English cross; crossroads

Centrepoint

54.1111, -8.36579 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
1655–5
Lishnegill (ag Knocknacross & Doonsheheen) [Lisnagaelar OS 25ʺ sa bhaile fearainn seo]
DS
1685c
Lisnegell
Hib. Del.
1824
Knocknaceestra (leg. Knocknacreesha)
TAB
1836
Knocknacroshe
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl029,37
1836
Knocknacrushe
[BS Letters 30/04/1835];
Letter Info:AL Leathanach: Sl029,37
1836
Knocknacross
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl029,37
1836
Cnoc na croise, 'hill of the cross'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl029,37
1836
[Knocknacross]
"There are three ancient forts in this townland" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Sl029,37
1836
Knocknacross [BS Letters 30/04/1835]
OD:AL
1938
Cnoc na Croise
Elphin PN

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