townland
Barr an Chaisleáin
genitive: Bharr an Chaisleáin
(Irish)
Barracashlaun
(English)

Glossary

English top
English castle

Centrepoint

54.3261, -8.24074 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Bárr-a’-Chaisleáin = The hill top of the castle. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Court tomb. ‘Megalith.’ Within a hollow in an undulating landscape (4). Barrow. At the S edge of a plateau overlooking Glencar valley to W (15). Enclosure. Towards the top of a rise in an undulating landscape (138). "
Nóta
1835?
Barrowcushlawn
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 3, 5 (59:16/2)
1836
Baraghuslane
BS:AL
1836
Baracushlawn
Bar. Cons.:AL
1836
Baraghaslane
Park:AL
1836
Baraghaslane
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Bauraghhushlaun
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Bar a chaisleain
pl:AL
1836
Bar a chaisleain
'top of the castle'
OD:AL
1836
Barracashlaun
OD:AL

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