townland
Caiseal Raige
genitive: Chaiseal Raige
non-validated name
(Irish)
Castlerogy
(English)

Glossary

English stone ring-fort

Explanatory note

  • English

    stone ring-fort of (the) onslaught?

Centrepoint

54.0605, -7.82293 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Arch.Inventory: Standing stone (possible). On a slight shelf of rock outcrop that is hachure on the OS 6-inch par (21). Standing stone. In an undulating landscape with rock outcrop (21-22). Crannóg. At the SW edge of George’s Lough (43). "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Caiseal-Raghaidh = Raghaidh’s stone fort. Perhaps the Irish form is Caislean-Ruagaidh, Castle of the rout or defeat. A Fiant of Elizabeth, 5439, has Castlerage, Co. Leitrim. "
Nóta
1590
Cashelrage
F Leathanach: 5439
1590
Castelrage
F Leathanach: 5439
1622
Cashelragie
CPR Leathanach: 560b
1659
Caltlerachy
Cen. Leathanach: 562
1660c
Cashellraga
BSD Leathanach: 18
1715
Cashecragie
CGn. Leathanach: 23.480.14128
1728
Cashecragie
CGn. Leathanach: 57.515.39518
1817
Castlerogy
Larkin (Li)
1830c
Castleroggy
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/14) innéacs, 12
1836
Castlerogy
BS:AL
1836
Castlerogy
Stacke, Capt.:AL
1836
Castlerogy
Larkin (Li)
1836
Castleragy
HCSR:AL 
1836
Cais0eal rágaidh,
'Ragaidh's stone fort'
OD:AL
1836
Castlerogy
OD:AL

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