townland
Altavilla
genitive: Altavilla
(Irish)
Altavilla
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    Ainm tí nuachumtha, is cosúil. Iasacht ón Iodáilis atá ann, de réir dealraimh, sa chiall ‘teach ard’.

Centrepoint

52.9698, -7.56643 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1806
Altavilla
CGn. Imleabhar: 579, Leathanach: 207, Uimhir: 390459
1837
Altvilla, seat
ainm tí
Top. Dict. Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 447
1838
Allavilla
BS:AL Leathanach: La045,6
1838
Altavilla
Hamilton, W. :AL Leathanach: La045,6
1838
Allavilla
Rour, G. :AL Leathanach: La045,6
1838
Altavilla
Despard:AL Leathanach: La045,6
1838
Alt a' bhile, 'hill of the ancient tree'
OD:AL Leathanach: La045,6
1838
Altavilla
OD:AL Leathanach: La045,6
1838
Altavilla, Artavilla
pl:AL Leathanach: La045,6
2004
ɑltəˈvilə
Áit.

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