townland
Baile an Chaisil
genitive: Bhaile an Chaisil
(Irish)
Casheltown
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English stone ring-fort

Centrepoint

54.9844, -7.9539 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

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"Is all bog except in the neighbourhood of Gartan Lough - it contains some farmhouses and a small fort but nothing else of note".
Nóta
1801
Castletown
McCrea DG
1835
Castletown
Maturin, Rev. H.:AL
1835
Baile an Chaisil (Teige O'Boyle) 'town of the stone fort'
OD:AL

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