Place names in the civil parish of Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch

PlaceWhat is itDescription
AddergooletownlandNicholas Lynch, Esq., Proprietor.
Aillemorebank of earthIs a bank of earth which is about 180 feet high.
AillenaveaghtownlandIs a precipice on which deer herded formerly from which it got its name.
Aillmope [p changed to r – Aillmore]precipiceIs a precipice in Keelkyle.
Ais DughmountainIs an high mountain, heathy and rough pasture.
AltorealtarThis altar which is on a green bank is now a few scattered stones. It is 27 feet long, 6 feet wide at one end and gradually widening to 9 feet at the other. In the centre are 2 large stones 5 feet long and bearing, an irregular Cromleck 9 feet long, 4 broad and about 2 feet thick at one end, and sloping to an edge at the other, rested upon upright stones sunk in the ground and forming a kind of room inside which is no more than about 3 feet high.
Apple islandislandThis island is about 450 links long by 200 broad. This island produces wild apples.
ArdaghsubdenominationIs in sub denomination containing 72 acres, part of which is cultivated. It has 3 tenants.
ArdkyletownlandNicholas Lynch, Esq., Proprietor.
ArdnagreevaghtownlandHenry Blake, Esq., Proprietor.
Assaunclabarnasummit of a mountainIs the top of an high mountain covered with heath.
Attirowerty [Attyrowerty changed to Attirowerty]townlandNicholas Lynch, Esq., Proprietor.
BallaghboyhillIs a small hill on the road and got its name from its difficulty in getting over it.
Ballinakill ChapelchurchThis chapel was built in 1831 at the expense of about £600 and by the parishoners. It can contain about 700 individuals.
Ballinakill LakelakeThis lake is about 1 1/8 miles long and ¼ broad and is supposed to be 20 feet deep in the centre has a sandy bottom. Its fish are trout and some eels. There is a small river from its E. end.
BallynaboleyglassasubdenominationIn Finisglin, cultivated and a subdenomination of the above.
BallynakillharbourIs a Harbour, runs E. and S. a distance of about 6 miles.
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinchparish 
Ballynakill old churchchurchIs the Parish Burial Ground about ½ an acre in extent having no fence about it in which is the ruin of an house of worship 60 feet long, 20 feet wide and its walls about 8 feet high.
BallynewtownlandThomas Martin, Esq., Proprietor.
BarnaboyprecipiceIs a precipice of yellow earth about 80 feet high and beside it is a small passage or footpath to the shore called as above.
BarnadergbayThis Bay which is nearly 1 mile long is nearly separated from Ballinakill Bay. It is more than ¼ mile broad having for its depth at low water about 6 or 8 feet. Herring and some salmon are sometimes taken in it.
Barnaderg BridgebridgeThis bridge was built about 1769 at the expense of about £70. It is about one chain long. with 1 arch.
Barnanageehapart of the sea shoreIs an angle on the coast over which is an earthen precipice about 150 feet high.
Barr Lug GreevaghsubdenominationIs a subdenomination of Finisglin and is a rocky mountain.
BaunogetownlandNicholas Lynch, Esq., Proprietor.
BaunogemoresubdenominationIs a subdenom. of Baunogue part of which is cultivated having 5 tenants.
Baunogue Bridge bridgeThis bridge was built in 1829 at the expense of about £60. It is about 1 chain long and 10 feet high, it has one arch.
Baurnacloghaduffsummit of a hillIs the summit of a rocky hill on which the stones appear black, from which it was so denominated.
BaurnaheskabauniahillIs a small hill in a low, boggy and rocky mountain.
BaurnatoranmountainIs a high rocky mountain and rough pasture.
BaurshannananthasubdenominationIs a subdenomination of Tooreenakoona, heathy and rocky pasture.
Bealanafaddapart of a lakeIs the part of the lake into which a small stream runs, is shallow.
Bealarooasea shoreIs the sandy shore in that part of Lough Fee out of which Owen Garr runs.
BealcrunniastrandIt is called Bealchruinne, from a narrow mouth or gap at its W. end, which receives and discharges the tide. At great Spring Tides it is a strand. At its E. point it receives Daurus River. It is famed for its Salmon and sometimes herring fishery which is generally let from £40 to £60 per annum.
Bealnascalpagap between two mountainsIs a gap between two mountains which is a little lower than the mountains each side of it.
BenbaunmountainBen Bawn another of the “twelve pins” is of great height ending almost with a point and covered with a coat of white sand and its sides with large rocks. It is joined on the W. side by Maam na Scolp of considerable height; also Maam na Geehe or Windy Mount, all topped with whitish sand and flags.
BenbaunmountainAn high mountain covered with sand and stones.
BenboymountainIs a ridge of mountain. It is rocky and heathy pasture.
BenchoonamountainIs a high mountain rising almost to a point and overlooking a great point of the parish. It has a rocky and heathy appearance.
BencullaghmountainIs a stupendous mountain covered with rocks and stones.
BenfreemountainIs a range of high sandy mountains.
BengooriamountainIs a stupendous mountain almost tapering to the top and from which to the base is about one mile; covered for about half its sides with a species of glittering stone and on its summit are some diamonds.
Benhoowirrarising ground covered with heathIs a rising ground covered with heath.
BenrawersubdenominationIs a subdenomination of Ilyan and rough rocky country.
Big Paddy's HillhillIs the top of a mountain. It is good pasture and partly green.
Binn Fhada LuigsubdenominationIs a subdenomination of Finisglin and a rocky mountain.
BoherbegsubdenominationA subdenomination of the last named townland having about 5 tenants. It is cultivated and is on the side of the Killery Bay.
BraadillaunHenry Blake, Esq., Proprietor.
BroabweehillIs a small hill on the face of a green mountain and good pasture.
BullogesubdenominationIs a subdenomination of Keelkyle. It is rough and heathy.
BundouglastownlandThomas Martin, Esq.
Bunnabochee LoughlakeThis Lough is about 24 chains long 9 chains broad and is supposed to be nearly 16 feet deep in the centre with a muddy bottom. It receives Srughaun Rin a Rit at its S. end.
BunnabogheesubdenominationIs a subdenomination of same townland. It is rough ground.
Bunnageehasmall arm of the seaIs a small arm of the sea about 30 chains long and about 5 chains wide at its mouth and ending with a point where it meets Gulfin River. It becomes a strand at low water. It is fatal to boatmen at its mouth where a strong gale blows generally; from which it got its appellation.
BunnahownainletThis inlet is about 300 links long by 200 broad with shelving rocks on the E. and W. sides of it.
BunnamuckasubdenominationIs a subdenomination of Lettergesh E. having about 2 tenants. It is the face of a mountain.
BunowentownlandAlexander Thompson, Esq., Proprietor.
Bunowen RiverriverThis river is about 15 feet wide with a rocky bottom which is shallow in dry weather, but in consequence of its great descent and the many waters it receives from its mountainous source in wet weather it sends forth a vast body of water with tremendous vehemence, and from the great quantities of stones etc., along with it, it prevents any fish from getting up.
CaheradoonafortIs a fort about 3 chains long and 2 broad and about 13 feet high is of earth and has a green flat surface. About 20 feet out from this is part of a ring about 3 feet high. This fort is about two feet high on the S. side perpendicularly over the sea shore.
CannaclossaunvillageIs a small valley in which is a village of 5 or 6 houses known by that name.
CaodhainchurchThis chapel is situated on the road from Clifden to Westport in a rough boggy country.
CarnaunablubbogerockThis rock is about one chain in diameter. The tide washes over it. It has no grass on it.
CarranalaubainletThis inlet is about 5 chains broad and 6 long.
CarrickabullogrockThese rocks 3 in number, one of which is about 5 chains long about 2 broad and the others about 2 or 3 chains in diam. High water passes over the chief part of them except a small portion of each which bears grass. They belong to Lettergesh West.
CarrickacartoonrockA rough rock, 400 links long.
CarrickamasogerockIs a black rock over which the tide flows at high water. It is a round lump about 50 links in diameter.
CarrickaniskarockIs a small rock about 1 chain in diameter. The tide washes over it at high water.
CarrickaronerockThis is a small rock about 12 yds. in diameter over which the tide flows at high water. During low water it is seldom without having 2 or 4 seals on it and from which animals it was denominated.
Carrickawisha [crossed out]rockThis rock is about 3 chains long and one chain broad. It is barren, has no grass on it. [crossed out].
CarrickbealcrunniarockIs a small low rock covered at high water. It is about ½ a chain in diameter.
CarrickduffrockIs a small rock about one chain in diameter. It is on the strand.
CarrickgarrockThis rock is ½ a chain in diameter. It is covered at high water.
CarrickglassrockIs a high round rock with a green top about 1 chain in diameter. It belongs to Lettergesh West.
CarrickglassrockThis rock is about 1½ chains in diameter with about ½ chain of it green in the centre.
CarricklahanrockThis rock is one chain in diameter. It is barren and the tide washes over it.
CarricklahanrockIs a bed of rocks about 4 or 5 chains long and 3 broad. They are flat and covered at high tide.
CarricklearockThis rock is about 1 chain in diameter generally covered at high water.
CarricklearockThis rock is about three chains long and two broad; the tide washes over it.
CarrickmarystephenrockThis rock is three chains long and one broad. It is barren having no grass. High water washes over it.
CarrickmarysweeneyrockThis rock is about 10 chains long and two or three broad. High water washes over it.
CarricknabarnarockIs a low bed of rocks about 1½ chains in diameter, generally covered at high water.
CarricknabortaunrockThis rock is circular and is 5 chains in diameter. It is covered at spring tides.
CarricknagapplerockThis rock is about 1½ chains in diameter, covered at high water.
CarricknaluingarockIs a barren rock about 6 chains long and two broad.
CarricknamoggerilrockIs a small rock covered at high water; it is about 3 chains long and one broad.
CarricknaroantearockAre two small rocks about 4 chains asunder; each about ½ chain in diameter and have no grass on them.
CarrickwilliamboyrockThis rock is about ½ chain in diameter covered with high tide.
CarrickyflahertyrockThis rock is about 5 chains long and 2 broad. The tide washes over it.
CarrigeenislandNicholas Lynch Esq., Proprietor.
CarrigeenyglassarockThese rocks which are 2 in number are each about 2 chains in diameter of a round form, bearing grass. They belong to Derryinver.
Carrowneeny [e changed to a – Carrowneany]Is on the road from Clifden to Tully in which was held a fair quarterly til about 1835 at which time it was removed to latter town.
CarrrickglassrockThis rock is about 100 links in diameter and almost round.
CartrontownlandNicholas Lynch, Esq., Proprietor.
CashleentownlandHenry Blake, Esq., Proprietor.
CleggantownlandThoms Martin, Esq., Proprietor.
Cleggan PointpointThis point is about 1½ miles long and upwards of 1 mile broad at the base gradually diminishing to a point at its W. end. It is chiefly heathy and its centre a high mountain.
Cleggan TowertowerThis tower is of a square form about 5 feet each side and 36 ft. high. It commands a view of many leagues in the ocean besides the chief part of the island of Achill, a great part of the County Mayo with Croagh Patrick etc. and Boffin Island.
Clogherface of an hillIs the face of an hill, it is covered with heath.