townland
Baile na Cloiche
genitive: Bhaile na Cloiche
non-validated name
(Irish)
Ballynacleigh
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
cloch, cloich
English stone, stone building

Centrepoint

53.9286, -8.06471latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Baile-na-Cloiche = Townland of the stone. This townland lies along the Shannon between Jamestown and Carrick-on-Shannon. The ruins of an old Manor House are near the Shannon. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Earthwork (site). In a low-lying position, covered in field spoil and overgrown (162). "
Nóta
1835
Ballinacligha
TAB (60:16/10) innéacs Leathanach: 173, Nóta: TAB (60:16/10) innéacs
1835
Ballinacligh
TAB Leathanach: 33, Nóta: (60:16/10)
1836
Ballynacligh
BS:AL
1836
Bollinacliagh
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Ballyaclighey
CM:AL
1836
Baile na cloiche
pl:AL
1836
Baile na cloiche
'town of the stone'
OD:AL
1836
Ballynacleigh
OD:AL

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