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Reclain, County Tyrone

Origin

Ir. Ráth Claon [ra cleen] ‘crooked/sloping fort’.

Background

10km ENE of Dungannon

par: Donaghmore bar: Dungannon Middle

There is now no trace or record of a fort in the townland [Rathcline 1609].

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 124

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Rathcline1609Esch. Co. Map 11 Dunganon pt
Rathcline1609Esch. Co. Map 11 pt Dunganon
Racline1614CPR Jas I 272b
Raghloine1614CPR Jas I 272b
Raghlin1661BSD 176
Raghlin1666ASE 110
Rathein1666HMR Tyr. (2) 242
Relogh1745OSNB: gen. sources 7
~Reileag/Cemetry1830cOSNB: gen. sources 7
Reclain1834cMap in poss. S. Crawford (OSNB) 7
Reclean1834cOSNB: gen. sources 7
Reloagh1834cMap Armagh (OSNB) 7
~Rath Claon/Inclining Fort1834cJ O'D (OSNB) no.7
~Raileach/Abounding in Oak1835cJ O'D (OSNB) 7
Reclaim ~Rath Claon ""Inclining/leaning fort""1936TNCT 39
~Ráth Claon ""crooked/sloping fort""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 124
Barony
Dungannon Middle
Parish
Donaghmore
Parish in 1851
Donaghmore
Townland
None
Place name ID
9690
Place name type
T