Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Ireland

Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary Ireland comprises of several counties, cities, boroughs, parish and villages – with historical and statistical descriptions – of Ireland.

  • Place
    Derryvillane
  • County
    Cork
  • Parish
    Derryvillane
  • Content
    DERRYVILLANE, a parish, in the barony of CONDONS and CLONGIBBONS, county of CORK, and province of MUNSTER, 2 miles (S. E.) from Kildorrery, on the road from Castletown-Roche to Mitchelstown ; containing 788 inhabitants.

    This small parish is situated on the eastern bank of the river Funcheon, and contains 1805 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and valued at £663 pet annum. The land is generally good, and limestone abounds, which is burnt for manure.

    It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Cloyne, and forms part of the union and corps of the prebend of Glanworth in cathedral of Cloyne; the rectory is impropriate in the Earl of Donoughmore : the tithes amount to £164.7. 9.25 , of which £97. 15. 5.50 is payable to the impropriator, and the remainder to the vicar. The church is in ruins, but the burial ground attached to it is still used.

    In the Roman Catholic divisions, also, it is part of the union or district of Glanworth.
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