townland
Baile na Cloiche
genitive: Bhaile na Cloiche
validated name
(Irish)
Ballynacloghy
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
cloch, cloich
English stone, stone building

Centrepoint

52.5036, -7.52867latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

c.1470
Baile na Cloichi
Marcher Lords Leathanach: 78
1602
Ballinacloghie
F Leathanach: 6583
1654
Bellakyhy, the river called
CS I Leathanach: 135
1654
Ballynacloghy
CS I Leathanach: 108, 158, 159; 399
1654
Ballynaclony
CS I Leathanach: 109, 135
1654
Beallacughy, the river of
CS I Leathanach: 108
1657
Ballycloghy
DS
1657
Ballinecloghy
DS (P)
c.1660
Ballinecloghy
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 166
1666
Ballynacloghy
ASE Leathanach: 69:9
c.1685
B: cloghy
Hib. Del.
1840
Ballinacloughy
BS:AL
1840
Baile na cloiche, `town of the stone'
OD:AL
1989
ˌbalənəˈklokˌ:
Áit.

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