townland
Corr an Chaisil
genitive: Chorr an Chaisil
non-validated name
(Irish)
Corcashel
(English)

Glossary

English stone ring-fort
English round hill, pointed hill, hollow; pointed, conspicuous, odd

Explanatory note

  • English

    the round hill of the stone ring-fort

Centrepoint

54.1905, -7.97597 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1836
Corracoshell
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca035,40
1836
Curracoshel
["Corrected List of BS"];
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca035,40
1836
Corcassel
Co. List 1790:AL Leathanach: Ca035,40
1836
Corcashel
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca035,40
1836
Cor a chaisil, 'round hill of the stone-fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca035,40
1836
[Corcashel]
"Nothing else remarkable except the remains of several old Danish forts." [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ca035,40

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