townland
Gort an Choirce
genitive: Ghort an Choirce
(Irish)
Gortacorka
(English)

Glossary

gort, gart
English field

Centrepoint

54.1971, -8.15247latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
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"Cf. Gortahork (DG) Agus Gortahork, p: Killarga, b: Drumahaire Gortahurk (FM, Do) "
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n/a
"Pinkman: Gort-a’Choirce = Field of the oats. "
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"Arch. Inventory: Rath. On top of a drumlin, it remains unplanted in a coniferous forest (92). Enclosure. On the E-facing slope of a drumlin (150). "
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1660c
Gortachorkey
BSD Leathanach: 75
1696
Gortkerke
Inq. Leathanach: 191
1817
Gortahurka
Larkin
1836
Gurtacorka
BS:AL
1836
Gortahurka
Larkin (Li)
1836
Gurtacurka
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Gortcorky
S&V:AL
1836
Gurtacurka
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Goirt a choirce
'field of the oats'
OD:AL

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