townland
Cnoc na Sceach
genitive: Chnoc na Sceach
validated name
(Irish)
Thornhill
(English)

Glossary

English hill
sceach, sceich
English hawthorn, thorn-bush

Centrepoint

51.6605, -9.8127latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1820
Thornhill
p. C'bere
BPR Leathanach: 4284
1825
Knucknaskaugh
p. C'bere
BPR Leathanach: 4284
1833
Thornhill
TAB Leathanach: 5
1841
Thorn Hill
Agent (Downing):AL Leathanach: Co220,10
1841
Thorn Hill
BS:AL Leathanach: Co220,10
1841
[Thorn Hill]
"There is an old fort…"
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Co220,10
1841
Thorn Hill
O'Sullivan, P.:AL Leathanach: Co220,10
1841x
Cnoc na sgeithe
pl:AL Leathanach: Co220,10
1841z
Thorn Hill
OD:AL Leathanach: Co220,10
1977
Cnoc na Sceach
Dinnseanchas Leathanach: 6.147

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