townland
An Cloichreán Mór
genitive: an Chloichreáin Mhóir
(Irish)
Cleighran More
(English)

Glossary

English great, big

Centrepoint

54.1268, -8.0055 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
P: Kilanummery b: Drumahaire
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Cloichreán = A stony place. Cloichreán is a diminutive form of Clochar. Cleighran-beg Cloichreán-beag Cleighran-more Cloichreán-mór = Small and large stony place "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Rath. On the outer edge of a shelf overlooking Lough Allen to W (69). Court tomb. ‘Cromlech.’ At the outer edge of a shelf on the W-facing foothills of Sliabh Anierin (4). Sweathouse. ‘Sweat House.’ On a W-facing slope near a stream on the E side of Lough Allen (219). "
Nóta
1629
?Clorane
Inq. Leathanach: 165
1659c
Claranmore
Cen. Leathanach: 568
1660c
Newrath
BSD Leathanach: 222
1660C
Newrath
BSD (Li) Imleabhar: III, Leathanach: 222
1668
Cloranmore
ASE Leathanach: 177:01
1685
Claren
Hib. Del.
1731
Cloranemore
CGn. Leathanach: 67.455.46765
1817
Cleekanmore
Larkin
1834?
Clarinmore
TAB Leathanach: (60:16/9) 147
1836
Clerhanmore
"Vide 'beg'."
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Clerhanmore
BS:AL
1836
"Cloichrán: mór 'great stony land'"
"Cloichrean mór" [dúch]
OD:AL
1836
Cleighran-more
"…a Danish fort…"
Desc. Rem.:AL

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