townland
Gort an Choill
genitive: Ghort an Choill
non-validated name
(Irish)
Gortaquill
(English)

Glossary

coll, call
English hazel
gort, gart
English field

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

54.2895, -7.93549 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1836
[Gortaquill]
"There is an old fort near the centre of the townland" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ca035,64
1836
Gort a choill, 'field of the hazel'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca035,64
1836
Gortquilt
Co. List 1790:AL Leathanach: Ca035,64
1836
Gort a choiligh
dúch (scriosta):AL Leathanach: Ca035,64
1836
Gortaquill
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca035,64
1836
Gortahill
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca035,64
1836
Gortaquil
BM:AL Leathanach: Ca035,64
1836
Gortaquil
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca035,64

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