Carnteel

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Main Street, Carnteel, 2006

Carnteel (from Irish: Carn tSiadhail, meaning "Sheil's cairn")[1]) is a hamlet, townland and civil parish, about 2 miles northeast of Aughnacloy in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is situated in the historic barony of Dungannon Lower.[2]

Carnteel Village[edit]

The village is situated 14 kilometres southwest of Dungannon, close to the B35 Dungannon to Aughnacloy Road, with a hilltop location, focused around a crossroads at its centre and with the ruins of an historic church. It is largely made up of housing, with a large agricultural machinery business to the north, and other facilities limited to a shop and post office.[3]

Carnteel Parish[edit]

In 1837 Carnteel Parish, situated on the River Blackwater, had a population of 7,459 people (including those in Aughnacloy) and covered 13,432 acres. It was mountainous, with some bog, in the north of the parish and there was extensive quarrying. Most people were engaged in agriculture with some linen and cotton weaving.[4]

The church at Carnteel was destroyed in the Irish Rebellion of 1641 and replaced with a church at Aghaloo, itself replaced after the building of a church in Aughnacloy in 1736.[4]

The Parish contains the townlands of:[4]

A[edit]

Annagh Beg, Armalughey, Aughnacloy

B[edit]

Ballynapottoge, Belragh, Branny

C[edit]

Carnteel, Castletown, Cavan Oneill, Cavankilgreen, Commons, Corderry, Cranslough, Cravenny Irish, Cravenny Scotch

D[edit]

Dernabane, Dernaborey, Derrycreevy,[5] Derrycush, Doolargy, Drone, Drumaslaghy

E[edit]

Edentiloan

G[edit]

Garvey, Glack, Glenroe, Golan

I[edit]

Inishmagh

K[edit]

Killyneery, Knockadreen, Knocknarney

L[edit]

Leany, Legaroe, Lisadavil, Lisbeg, Lisconduff, Lisdoart, Lisginny, Loughans

M[edit]

Martray, Mullaghbane, Mullaghnese

P[edit]

Plaister

R[edit]

Ravellea, Reskatirriff, Rousky

S[edit]

Shanalurg, Shantavny, Skey

T[edit]

Tirelugan, Tully, Tullyvar, Tullywinny, Tulnavern

Carnteel Townland[edit]

Carnteel church in 2006

The townland is situated in the historic barony of Dungannon Lower and the civil parish of Carnteel and covers an area of 235 acres.[2]

The population of the townland declined during the 19th century:[6][7][8]

Year 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891
Population 110 98 88 85 70 55
Houses 21 18 18 16 14 12

The townland contains one Scheduled Historic Monument: a Church (grid ref: H6944 5460).[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carnteel". Place Names NI. Retrieved 18 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Townlands of County Tyrone". IreAtlas Townland Database. Retrieved 29 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Carnteel". Dungannon and South Tyrone Area Plan 2010. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c "Carnteel, County Tyrone". GENUKI (Extracts from The Samuel Lewis Topographical Dictionary of Ireland 1837). Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Parish of Carnteel". Public Records Office of NI. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Census of Ireland 1851". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 29 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "Census of Ireland 1851". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "Census of Ireland 1891". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 29 December 2012. 
  9. ^ "Scheduled Historic Monuments (to 15 October 2012)". NI Environment Agency. Retrieved 29 December 2012. 

Coordinates: wiki 54°26′N 6°56′W / 54.433°N 6.933°W / 54.433; -6.933