O'Donovan's Ordnance Survey 1838, Charlestown in Co. Mayo

Townlands S - T

Speck: Baile na Speice, town of the spike, Speck.

This townland is situated in the centre of the parish. It is the property of Lord Dillon and contains 128acres, 3roods and 19perches. The surface is even and the soil gravelly, producing oats, potatoes and flax.

Sragh Upper: Srath: a river-holm. Sragh.

This townland is situated in the north of the parish, one half mile south of the road leading to Tobercurry in Co. Sligo.The proprietor is John Knox of Castlereagh, near Kilalla. The surface is even and the soil gravelly, producing oats, potatoes and flax. It contains 541acres, 1rood and 2perches.

Sragh Lower: Sragh,

This townland is situated in the north of the parish on the road leading to Tobercurry. It is the property of Thomas Phillips and contains 322acres, 1rood and 31perches. The surface is even and the soil gravelly, producing oats, potatoes and flax. There is an ancient fort and cave here.

Stripe:

This townland is situated in the south-west of the parish. It is the property of Lord Dillon and contains 194acres, 1rood and 20perches. The surface slopes considerably to the north. The soil is gravelly, producing oats and potatoes. There are three ancient forts here.

Sunnagh: Sonnach: A mound or rampart. Sunnagh.

This townland is situated in the north-west of the parish, east and west of the Sonnagh river. It is on the road leading to Swinford. It is the property of Lord Dillon and contains 1,480acres, 2roods and 39perches. The surface is hilly and the soil is light and gravelly, producing oats and potatoes. There are three ancient forts here.

Tample: Teampall: A church. Tample.

This townland is situated in the north-west of the parish , east of the Mullaghanoe river. It is the property of Lord Dillon and contains 200acres, 1rood and 27perches. The soil is sandy gravel and rocky, producing oats, potatoes and flax. The surface consists of small hills. Near the road from Bellaghy are a Roman catholic chapel and a graveyard.

Tawina Upper: Tamhnaigh an Eich: field of the horse. Tavneena.

This townland is situated in the south of the parish,east and west of a road. It is the property of Lord Dillon and contains 627acres, 3roods and 14perches. The surface slopes to the west. The soil is gravelly, producing oats and potatoes.

Tawina Middle. Tavneena.

This townland is situated in the south of the parish and east and west of a road. It is the property of Lord Dillon and contains 397acres, Or, and 34perches. The surface is hilly and slopes from north to south. The soil is rocky, producing oats, potatoes and flax.

Tawina Lower. Tavneena.

This townland is situated in the south of the parish, east and west of a road. It is the property of Lord Dillon and contains 282acres, Or. And 18perches. The surface is hilly and slopes from south to north.The soil is rocky, producing potatoes and oats.

Tonnagh: Tonnach: a rampart. Tonnagh.

This townland is situated in the north of the parish, north and south of of the Owengarve River and one eight of a mile north of Cloonmore House. It is the property of Thomas Phillips, and contains 499acres, 1rood and 27perches. The surface is even and the soil is limestone gravel, producing potatoes and flax. In this townland are one ancient fort and a burying ground for children.

Tonroe: Toin Ruadh: red bottom-land. Tonroe.

This townland is situated in the north of the parish, one eight of a mile south of the Owengarve River and a quarter mile west of Cloonmore House. It is the property of Thomas Phillips and contains 240acres, 3roods and 15perches. The surface is a flat hill on the east side and a flow bog on the west. The soil is light clay, producing oats, potatoes and flax.

Townaghbeg: Tamhnaigh Bheag: The little Field. Tawnaghbeg.

This townland is situated in the north-east extremity of the parish, on the road leading to the town of Ballymote in the Co. Sligo. It is the property of Arthur Pugh, Lissadrone, near Ballina. The surface is regular, sloping from east to west. The soil is limestone and sandstone gravel, producing oats, and potatoes. Bogs are in an improvable state by cultivation. There is one ancient fort in this area.

Throwthill: Cnoc Breac: A speckled hill. Trout/hill or Knockbrack.

This townland is situated in the south of the parish. It is the property of Lord Dillon and contains 200acres, 1rood and 6perches. The soil is argillaceous, producing oats and potatoes. The surface is hilly, joining regular basins stretching from east to west. The bogs here could be cultivated. There is excellent gravel within a few feet of the surface. There are two ancient forts here.

Tumboughilla: Tom Both’Thola: The mound of Tola’s tent or hut. Tola is a man’s name. Tomboholla.

This townland is situated in the south of the parish on a road leading in the direction of Kilkelly. It is the property of Lord Dillon and contains 670acres, 3roods and 38perches, including 7Acres, Or. And 19perches of water. The surface is irregular. The soil is sandy, producing oats, potatoes and some flax. There is one ancient fort here. 

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