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Benbane Head, County Antrim

Origin

Ir. An Bhinn Bhán [an vinn waan] ‘the white headland’ + E. head

Background

On N Antrim coast, 5.5km NE of Bushmills

par: Billy bar: Cary

The E. element head has clearly been added at a later date. Benbane Head is in the townland of TONDUFF MOUNTAIN, a short distance east of the Giant’s Causeway.

References

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
~An Bhinn Bhán1989GÉ 190
~An Bhinn Bhán1989GÉ 190
~An Bhinn Bhán ""the white headland""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 23
Barony
Cary
Parish
Billy
Parish in 1851
Billy
Townland
Tonduff Mountain
Place name ID
15373
Place name type
M