townland
An Choill Uachtarach
genitive: na Coille Uachtaraí
non-validated name
(Irish)
Highwood
(English)

Glossary

coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood

Centrepoint

54.0713, -8.27403latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
1749
Culoughtra (Robt. Lougnaet al.)
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 506
1819
Highwood
CGn. Leathanach: 742.193.505328
1819
Culluatulragh?
Larkin (Sl)
1833
Hugh-Wood
TAB
1836
Highwood
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl035,37
1836
Coill Uachtarach, 'upper wood'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl035,37
1836
Coill uachtarach
pl:AL Leathanach: Sl035,37
1938
Coill Uachtarach
Elphin PN
2010
[həɪ 'wud]
Áit.

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