townland
Corr na Leachta
genitive: Chorr na Leachta
non-validated name
(Irish)
Cornalaghta
(English)

Glossary

English round hill, pointed hill, hollow; pointed, conspicuous, odd
leacht, sleacht
English grave-mound, monument

Explanatory note

  • English

    the round hill of the grave(-mound)s, monuments

Centrepoint

54.2708, -8.27845latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌkornəˈlɑxtə
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Cor-na-leachta = Hill of the cairns or graves. Leacht, primarily a bed, a grave, a monumental heap of stones, and sometimes, a low flat-topped hill "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Cashel. On a SE-facing slope in a NE-SW valley(74). Rath. On a SE-facing slope towards the head of a NE-SW valley (74). Enclosure. In reclaimed pasture on the SE-facing slope of a NE-SW valley (142). Earthwork (site, possible). On top of a scrub-covered knoll. "
Nóta
1659
Cornelaghta
Cen. Leathanach: 567
1660c
Corneleaghtebegg; Cornaleaghtamore
BSD Leathanach: 72
1817
Cornalaghta; Cornalaughta
Larkin
1834
Cornalaughta
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 31 (60:16/3)
1836
Cornalaughta
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Cornalaughta, Curnalaghta
BS:AL
1836
Cornalaughta
Larkin (Li)
1836
Cor na leachta
Orme, M.:AL
1836
Curnalaughta east
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Cornalaughty
S&V:AL
1836
Cor na leachta
pl:AL
1836
Cor na leachta
'round hill of the monument'
OD:AL
1836
Cornalaghta
OD:AL

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