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Black Hill, County Derry

Origin

Background

(sometimes Blackhill)

10.5km S of Coleraine

par: Aghadowey bar: Coleraine

Black Hill (90m) is in the townland of MULLAN, the name of which derives from Ir. An Mullán ‘the hillock’. It is possible, therefore, that both place-names refer to the same feature.

References

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
~An Mullán1989GÉ 191
~An Mullán ""the hillock""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 25
Barony
Coleraine
Parish
Aghadowey
Parish in 1851
Aghadowey
Townland
Mullan
Place name ID
2076
Place name type
M