FIELD NAMES IN THE LULLYMORE AREA

by ehistoryadmin on October 10, 2014

FIELD NAMES IN THE LULLYMORE AREA

(1)  Bog field ‘crannog’ found here in the 1970’s

(2)  Back run field

(3)  Bushfield (near Derrybrennan)

(4)  Collacher or Collagre field

(5)  Church field (graveyard)

(6)  Cludog area between Racefield and Graveyard field Meaning ‘Batch of Eggs’. This was where the old forge was situated in Monastic times.

(7)  Cinders field is from this same area

(8)  Dempsey’s field

(9)   Finch field

(10) Five acres field

(11)  Fifteen acres field

(12) Friars park

(13)  The field at the back of the church field and adjacent to the Race Field was ploughed by bullocks in the 1850’s

(14) Fowran or Varwan field – there is a well located here

(15) Vitch Garden field

(16) Gill’s field

(17) Gorey’s field

(18) House field

(19) Haggard

(20) Hazelwood field

(21) Highfield

(22) Infirmary field – between this field and the Lodge there was a small area known as The Orchard, in which apples and vegetables were grown.

(23) The Lawn – at Lullymore Lodge

(24) Loughell field

(25) Longwood field

(26) Limekiln field

(27) Mill field

(28) Measlin field- Foran home in corner of this field (- see map)

(29) Northfield

(30) Newpark

(31)  Potato field

(32) Plantation planted in the 1800’s by the Murphy family – the bog is known as the Plantation Bog

(33) Quick ditch field

(34) Race field – there is a gravel pit located here

(35) Ryefield

(36) Rushy field

(37) Shanabooleigh

(38) Screening field – Northfield is located within the same boundary

(39) Stony field

(40) Sweet meadow

(41)  Thirteen acres

(42) Westfield

(43) The Croft Field

LULLYBEG – 98 ACRES IN TOTAL

(A) The Flat

(B) Barnaran meadow

 

Collette McCormack, Drimsree, Rathangan, Co. Kildare July 2009

(Re-typed by Lynn Potts)

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