townland
Cnoc na Clasach
genitive: Chnoc na Clasach
(Irish)
Knocknaclassagh
(English)

Glossary

English hill

Centrepoint

54.3257, -8.36183 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
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"Pinkman: Cnoc-na-Clasach (Claise) = Hill of the furrow or hollow. Clais, a furrow, a pit, a hollow, a valley. Clasach seems to be a modification of the genitive claise. Joyce Vol. III, page 450. An old local commentary on the name is “a hill with an open in it.” The place was sometimes called Sracreeghan. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Rath. Towards the bottom of a steep N-facing slope in Glencar valley (105). Rath. Towards the bottom of a steel N-facing slope in Glencar valley (105). "
Nóta
1817
Knocknaclossagh
Larkin
1835?
Knocknacrossagh
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs (59:16/2)
1835?
Knocknaclossagh
TAB Leathanach: 63, 65, 67 (59:16/2)
1836
Knocknaclassagh
BS:AL
1836
Knocknaclossagh
Larkin (Li)
1836
Cnoc na classach
'a hill with an open in it'
Orme, M.:AL
1836
Knocknaclasher
Bar. Cons.:AL
1836
Knocknaclassagh
"Called also Scracreagh."
Clarke, F.:AL
1836
Cnoc na clasach
pl:AL
1836
Cnoc na clasach
'hill of the furrow'
OD:AL
1836
Knocknaclassagh
OD:AL

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