An Cnoc Rua
genitive: an Chnoic Rua
non-validated name
(Irish)
Knockroe
(English)

Glossary

English hill
rua, ruadh
English red; red place

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

54.1003, -7.3248latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

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Nior aimsíodh an logainm sna foinsí seo: ASE, BSD (Ca), DS, Hib. Del., Inq. Ult. (Ca), MEC
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talamh neamhfhorghéillte
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cuid de (T/L)oughtregh
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1709
Knockroe, alias Redhill
Carvaghs Leathanach: 55
1836
Knockroe
BS:AL Leathanach: AL_Annagh,2,59
1836
Knockroe alias Redhill
Printed List 1790:AL Leathanach: AL_Annagh,2,59
1836
Knockroe
["August 1825"];
TAB Leathanach: AL_Annagh,2,59
1836
Knockro
GJ Assess. 1824:AL (Ca) Leathanach: AL_Annagh,2,59
1836
Knockroe
OD:AL Leathanach: AL_Annagh,2,59
1836
Cnoc ruadh, 'red hill'
OD:AL Leathanach: AL_Annagh,2,59
1836
[Knockroe]
"There is a gravel pit or quarry near the town. The stone is called [grunston], used for repair of roads generally and building." [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: AL_Annagh,2,59

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