townland
An Lios Dubh
genitive: an Leasa Dhuibh
(Irish)
Lisduff
(English)

Glossary

dubh, dú-, duí-
English black
English ring-fort, enclosure

Centrepoint

53.9472, -8.05038latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
"Ca, Cl, Co, Dn, FM, Ga, Ci, CC, UF, Lm, Lo, Me, My, La, RC, Sl, TÁ, TE, IM P: Annaduff, b: Leitrim "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Lios-Dubh = Black fort. … There was a Catholic Church near this place in the penal times. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Rath. ‘Lisduff.’ On top of a drumlin (109). Enclosure. On a slight rise in an undulating landscape (156). "
Nóta
1622
* Lisduffe
CPR Leathanach: 514b
1631
Lisduffe
Inq. Leathanach: 174
1789
Lisduff (Reynolds)
(nó p: Kiltoghert?)
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1966, Leathanach: 144
1835
Lisduff
TAB Leathanach: 77, 183, Nóta: (60:16/10) innéacs
1836
Lisduff
BS:AL
1836
Lisduff
Rowley Map:AL
1836
Liss-duff,
'Duffy's fort'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Lisduff
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Lisduff
CM:AL
1836
Lisduff
HCER 1826:AL
1836
Lisdawkiagh
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Lios dubh,
'black fort'
OD:AL
1836
Lisduff
Nóta
1836
[Lisduff]
"…a small fort is on the western border."
Desc. Rem.:AL

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