townland
Ros Locha
genitive: Ros Locha
validated name
(Irish)
Rosslough
(English)

Glossary

English lake; inlet
ros
English (wooded) height; wood; promontory

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

53.9757, -6.60758 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1655
Roslogh
CS III
1777
Ruslough
T&S
1836
Rosslough
AL
1836
ros loch
Ní léir cad é Rú. Is d¾cha gur foirm éigin den bhfocal fréamh atá ag OK & OC
pl:AL
1836
ros loch
OK & OC:AL
1836
wood of the lake
OD:AL

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