townland
Leitir Fada
genitive: Leitir Fada
(Irish)
Letterfad
(English)

Glossary

English long
leitir, leitreach
English hillside

Centrepoint

54.7251, -8.16446 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1641
Letterfadd
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 30 CI
1835
Letterfad
Maps of Mount Charles:AL (DG)
1835
Litir Fada 'long letter or hillside'
OD:AL
1835
Letterfad
TAB:AL

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