townland
Lios Gormáin
genitive: Lios Gormáin
(Irish)
Lisgorman
(English)

Glossary

English ring-fort, enclosure

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ring-fort of Gormán
    Gormán — ainm pearsanta

  • English

    the ring-fort of Gormán
    Gormán — personal name

Centrepoint

54.2501, -8.20224latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

Nóta
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Cf: Lisgormin: MÉ
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n/a
"Pinkman: Lios Gormáin = Gorman’s fort. "
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"Arch. Inventory: Megalithic structure (possible). ‘Giant’s Grave.’ In srub on a SE-facing slope in a low-lying landscape (9). Rath. On a slight rise in a low-lying position on the floor of the Bonet river valley (110). Rath. On the SW-facing slope of a slight ridge on the floor of the Bonet river valley (110). Rath. Towards the S end of a N-S ridge on the floor of the Bonet river valley (110). Cashel. On a slight rise in a small N-S valley at the base of the W-facing slope of the Boney river valley (110). Cashel. On a knoll towards the top of a W-facing slope (110). Cashel. Towards the bottom of a SW-facing slope (110). Rath. Towards the top of a ridge in a low-lying landscape (110). Souterrain. On a steep W-facing slope (135). Souterrain, Described as a portion of a stone-built passage roofed with three large lintels (135). Enclosure. On the E-facing slope of a low hillock (156). Enclosure. On the flat ground on the left bank of the Bonet River (156). Enclosure. On the NW-facing slop
Nóta
1590
Lesgormaise
F Leathanach: 5440
1629
Lisgormils
Inq. Leathanach: 165
1659
Lisgormus
Cen. Leathanach: 566
1660c
Lissgormiss
BSD Leathanach: 71
1836
Lisgorman
BS:AL
1836
Lissgorman
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Lisgorman
Shanley, J.:AL
1836
Lisgormis
S&V:AL
1836
Lios Gorma//n:
pl:AL
1836
Lios Gormain:
Gorman's fort'
OD:AL
1836
Lisgorman
OD:AL

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