townland
An Fosadh Beag
genitive: an Fhosaidh Bhig
(Irish)
Fossa Beg
(English)

Glossary

beag, big
English small

Centrepoint

52.9186, -8.54107 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

cf FGB fosadh: stopping-place, flat surface, level-place
Din. Fosadh: habitation, level-place
Onom. Fosad Cláir Fernmaige
Contribb. fossad o, n & m: halting-place, abode srl.
Fossa Ci An Fosadh
Fossy La
1582
Fossabeg, Fossamore
F Leathanach: 3943
1622
ffossa-beg, ffossa-more
State Dioc. Leathanach: 137
1629
Fossaghmore
Inq. Leathanach: 2.216
1631
Fossamore, Fossabegg
Inq. Leathanach: 2.267
1631
Fossabeg, Fossabemore
Inq. Leathanach: 2.269
1659
Fossabeg, Fossamore
Cen. Leathanach: 171
c1660
Fossomoore
BSD Leathanach: 9
c1660
Fossobegg
BSD Leathanach: 10
1680
Fossabegg
ASE Leathanach: 264:1
1685
Fossobeg, Fossomore
Hib. Del.
1696
ffosa beg, ffosaghmore
Inq. Leathanach: I.255
1699
Fossabegg
Inchiquin Leathanach: 545
1699
Fossaghbegg
Inchiquin Leathanach: 549
1730
ffosamore
CGn. Imleabhar: 62.441.43572
1787
Fossobegg, Fossomore
Pelham (Cl)
1839
Fossabeg, Fossamore
BS:AL
1839
Fŏsadh beag, Fosadh mór
OD:AL
1839
Fásach beag
pl:AL
1839
Fasach mór, Fosa
(an `a' sa chéad siolla de `Fasach' scriosta)
pl:AL

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