townland
Carraig an Urradh
genitive: Charraig an Urradh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Carrickanurroo
(English)

Glossary

English rock

Explanatory note

  • English

    the rock of the leader, freeman

Centrepoint

54.2714, -8.32441latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌkarɪkəˈnɛru
Áit.
NÓM
Nóta
"Pinkman: Carraig-an-Urradh = Rock of the surety or pledge. Where some promise was sealed; so local authority "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Rath. On a SE-facing slope (64). Cashel. On a steel SE-facing slope (64). Cashel. On the S-facing slope of a steep hill (64). Cashel. On the SE-facing slope of a steep hill (64). Enclosure.On a prominent hillock in an undulating landscape (139). Enclosure. On a prominent hillock in an undulating landscape (139). Enclosure. At the summit of a steep and prominent hillock (139). Enclosure. At the summit of steep and prominent hillock (139). Enclosure. Bisected by a N-S stream at the bottom of a valley (139-40) "
Nóta
1660c
Carriginorva
BSD Leathanach: 72
1817
Carrickmerreu
Larkin
1834
Carrickanorrue
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 25 (60:16/3)
1836
Carrickinorow
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Carrickinorow, Carrickanerroo
BS:AL
1836
Carrickanorrow
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Carrickanorrow
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Carraic an ŭrrămh
pl:AL
1836
Carraic an urradh,
'rock of the surety'
OD:AL
1836
Carrickanurroo
OD (corr.):AL

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