Place:


Stradone  County Cavan

 

In 1837, Samuel Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland described Stradone like this:

STRADONE, a market and post-town, in the parish of LARAH, barony of UPPER LOUGHTEE, county of CAVAN, and province of ULSTER, 5 miles (E. by S.) from Cavan, and 50 (N. W.) from Dublin, on the road from Virginia to Ballyhaise; containing 35 houses and 250 inhabitants. It is a station of the constabulary police, and has a dispensary. ...


The market is on Monday; and fairs are held on Feb. 7th, March 28th, May 10th, June 24th, Aug. 16th, Oct. 10th, and Dec. 18th, for general farming stock. Stradone House, the residence of Major Burrowes, is a handsome mansion, situated in an extensive and finely wooded demesne adjoining the town.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stradone, in and County Cavan | Map and description, A Vision of Ireland through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/28280

Date accessed: 28th May 2024


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