townland
Lios Ard Abhla
genitive: Lios Ard Abhla
(Irish)
Lissardowlan
(English)

Glossary

ard
English height; high
English ring-fort, enclosure

Centrepoint

53.715, -7.72019 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

791
Iomaireacc Aird Abhla in so marbhadh Diarmuid mac Bece, tighearna Teathba...
ARÉ Leathanach: i, 392
1224
...cu Caslen Aird Abla hi crich Tetba...
AConn. Leathanach: 6
c.1241
Liskerdonam cum suis pertinentiis [fch. McNamee, in, JACAS, II, uimh. 9, lch. 9]
Reg. Tristernagh Leathanach: 119
1377
Caislén leasa aird abla do dénamh la Seaan ó ffearghail tighearna na hAnghoile [Nóta leis seo: Near its centre there is a curious moat and rampart, from which, no doubt, it derived its name]
ARÉ Leathanach: iv, 668
1377
Caislen Lis-aird-abla
AU I Leathanach: 558
1377
The Castle of Lisardawla
AClon. Leathanach: 306
1383
Seaan mac Domhnaill uí Fhearghail Tighearna na hangaile décc illios Aird abla
ARÉ Leathanach: iv, 692
1417
Caislen Lis Aird Abla alla amoig don badun do loscad
AConn. Leathanach: 436
1460
...i lios airdabla....
ARÉ Leathanach: iv, 1006
1517
...the castell and towne of Lisserdoule...
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 246
1517
The castel of Lisderlovlagh to Bren O Feral
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 246
1517-41
Lisserdowle
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 274
1584
Lyssardowne (Hugh O Flayne)
F Leathanach: 4418
1587
Liserdowly
F Leathanach: 5062
1587
Liserdowly
F Leathanach: 5107
1604
Lisardowth
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 1 Jac.1
1607
Lissardowlie (8 cartrons)
CPR Leathanach: 116a
1609
The castle, bawne, town, and lands of Liserdawle otherwise Lisserdowle, with 8 cartrons of land surrounding the same
CPR Leathanach: 145b
1611
The manor of Lissardoyle otherwise Lissardawly, and 8 cartrons, parcell of the said manor
CPR Leathanach: 214a
1611
Lisserdowle (Robert Farrall, gent.)
CPR Leathanach: 215a
1612
Lyserdowly
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1619-21
The castle, town and lands of Lissardowle and Torefin
CPR Leathanach: 533a
1629
Lissardowl
pictiúr de chaisleán taobh leis
Cotton Map
1634
Lissardowla
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 11 Car.1
1655
Lissnedilla
DS
1659
Lisardooly
Cen. Leathanach: 455
c.1660
Lissnedilla
BSD Leathanach: 146
1668
Lisdowneere
ASE Leathanach: 179
1685
Lisnedilla
Hib. Del.
1723
Lisserdowling als. Lisserdowlle als. Lisnedila als. Lisdowneere
CGn. Leathanach: 39.141.24633
1723
Lisserdowling als. Lisserdowlke als. Lisnedila als. Lissdowneere als. Lisserdowlin
CGn. Leathanach: 40.168.24818
1723
...Nine Town Lands or parcells of Land are comonly called and known by the name of Lisserdowlin als. the six Cartrons of Lisserdowlle als. the Eight Cartrons of Lisserdowlin
CGn. Leathanach: 40.168.24818
1759
Lissardowlin
Grand Jury of Longford Leathanach: 61
1813
Lisserdowlin
Edgeworth
1836
Liserdowlin
BS:AL
1836
Lisserdowlin
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1836
Liss Dhollain, “Dollan’s Fort” [scriosta]
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Lyserdowley
Inq. J I:AL
1836
Lissardowla
Inq. C I:AL
1836
the correct name is Lis-ard-őwla
Nóta:AL
1836
lios ard abhla (4 masters 1377), “fort of the apple hill”
OD:AL
1836
‘Lisardowlin’ athraithe go ‘Lissardowlan’
Rec. Name:AL
1836
now universally so called [maidir le Rec. Name]
Nóta:AL
1836
...all under cultivation near the centre Liserdowlin Moat and the rampart with a Trig station on it
Desc. Rem.:AL
1837
It is now anglicised Liss-ard-owlin...it is more correctly made Liss-ard-owla, a name which perfectly agrees with the Lios-ard-abhla or Fort of the Height of the Orchard in the Annals...
LSO (Lo) Leathanach: 60
1908
Lisardowling; Lios Árd Abhla, “fort of the height of the orchard – Four Masters.
MacGivney Leathanach: 168
1935
From an early time it seems almost certain that the Ui Cairbri chiefs had a fortress at Ard Abhla, the modern Lios Aird Abhla (Lisardowly), which is not far from the centre of North Teathbha
JACAS Imleabhar: I (4), Nóta: 'Meares of Annalie'
2004
“There is no record of an Anglo-Norman settlement at Longford, although one existed at Lissardowlan...”
PRIA Leathanach: 76, Imleabhar: 104C, no. 3
2007
lisarˈdoulin
Áit.

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