townland
Corr Mhaothaile
genitive: Chorr Mhaothaile
non-validated name
(Irish)
Corraweehil Glebe
(English)

Glossary

English round hill, pointed hill, hollow; pointed, conspicuous, odd

Explanatory note

  • English

    round hill of (the) soft ground

Centrepoint

54.1875, -8.06504 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌkorəˈwiːhɪl
x3
Áit.
ˌkorəˈwiːhɪlə
x4
Áit.
ˌkorəˈwihɪlə
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Corra-mhaothail = Hill of the wet land. The word maothal, or maothail, is used sometimes to denote soft, spongy, land. Compare Mohill. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Sweathouse (site). On the N side of a NE-SW road at a junction with another road from the N and oppsite the site of a farmhouse (220). Sweathouse (site). On the W bank of a N-S stream (220). "
Nóta
1660c
Corweeheely
BSD Leathanach: 67
1817
Curraweela
Larkin
1834?
Corvahille
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs (60:16/8)
1834?
Corrovohille
TAB Leathanach: 5 (60:16/8)
1834?
Carrovohille
TAB Leathanach: 21 (60:16/8)
1836
Curwihille Glebe
BS:AL
1836
Curraweela Glebe
Larkin (Li)
1836
Curraveehil Glebe
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Conaghill
S&V:AL
1836
Corweehely
DS:AL
1836
Cor a mhaoithile
pl:AL
1836
Cor a mhaoithil:e
'round hill of the soft land'
OD:AL
1836
Corraweehil
OD:AL

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