townland
Caisleán Stráinse
genitive: Chaisleán Stráinse
non-validated name
(Irish)
Castlestrange
(English)

Glossary

English castle

Centrepoint

53.5942, -8.27114latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1837
Castlestrange
"All the old men here agree that this castle was called from the family of L'Estrange, but I don't believe them." [OD Nóta]; "It is not a castle & is only 70 years built" [OD Nóta]; "Others call it Castlefrolic!" [OD Nóta];
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: RC031,11
1837
Castle L'Estrange
OD:AL Leathanach: RC031,11
1837
[Castlestrange]
"Contains a gentleman's seat and demesne, a D. fort, a trig. station &c...The ruins of this castle strange are seen in Athleague village." [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: RC031,11
1837
Caislean Strains, 'Strange's castle'
OD:AL Leathanach: RC031,11
1837
Castlestrange
BS:AL Leathanach: RC031,11
1837
Castlestrange
Flanagan:AL Leathanach: RC031,11
1837
Castlestrange
S&V:AL Leathanach: RC031,11
1837
Castlestrange
CM:AL Leathanach: RC031,11
1837
Castlestrange
Weld:AL Leathanach: RC031,11

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