townland
Ros Cora
genitive: Ros Cora
validated name
(Irish)
Roscore Demesne
(English)

Glossary

cora, coraidh, corann
English weir, stone-fence, ford
English (wooded) height; wood; promontory

Explanatory note

  • English

    wood of (the) weir

  • English

    wood, wooded height of (the) weir

Centrepoint

53.2592, -7.61653latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1622
Roscorr
CPR Leathanach: 532
1655-7
Roscora
DS
1660c
Roscora
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 71
1666
Roscorragh
ASE Leathanach: 77
1685
Roscora
Hib. Del.
1837
Rosscore
BM:AL
1837
Rossgore
Bog Rep. 1810: AL
1837
Rocore Demesne
BS:AL
1837
Roscorra
Co. Treas.:AL
1837
Roscore
HCER 1826:AL
1837
Rocore Demesne
Fox Map 1816:AL
1837
Ros Corra, wood of the weir
OD:AL
1837
Roscorra
S&V:AL

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