townland
An Gob
genitive: an Ghoib
(Irish)
Gubb
(English)

Glossary

English point, headland

Centrepoint

54.1448, -8.09893latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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"Cf. FM Gob an Ghrafaidh p: Mohill, b: Mohill *An Gob Rua p: Fenagh, b: Mohill Na Goib p: Drumreilly, b: Carrigallen "
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n/a
"Pinkman: Gob = A snout, a beak, a point of land. Gubb is a small point of land on the Western shore of Lough Allen – North of Spencer Harbour. "
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"Arch. Inventory: Ironworking. ‘Chy.’ On the N shore of Spencer Harbour at the W side of Lough Allen. A brick chimney with four furnace inlets at the base survives from a 19th-century iron industry (230). "
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1817
Gub
Larkin
1834?
Gubb
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 77 (60:16/8)
1836
Gubb
BS:AL
1836
Gub
Larkin (Li)
1836
Gub
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Gob
'a beak, or point'
OD:AL
1836
Gubb
OD (corr.):AL

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