townland
An Leithcheathrú
genitive: na Leithcheathrún
(Irish)
Lecarrow or Strandhill
(English)

Glossary

leath, leith
English half, side

Centrepoint

54.1458, -8.10316latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Cf. ME, RC, Sl UF An Leithcheathrú RC An Leathcheathrú Cl An Leathcheathrú Ga An Leathcheathrú/ An Leithcheathrú "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Leath-Cheathramha = Half quarter. The old townlands were sometimes divided into quarters, and each quarter was called a ceathramha. Sometimes a sub-division was made. This townland is sometimes called Strandhill "
Nóta
1817
Leckarrow
Larkin
1836
Lecarrow alias Strandhill
BS:AL
1836
Leckarrow
Larkin (Li)
1836
Leigharkoo alias Strandhill
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Lecarrow
O'Donovan, I.:AL
1836
"Leath cheathramh, 'half quarter'"
"So in Ulster throughout." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL
1836
Lecarrow
OD:AL

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