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Lisgobban, County Tyrone

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Lisgobban is a townland in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is situated in the barony of Dungannon Middle and the civil parish of Clonfeacle and covers an area of 135 acres.[1]

The name derives from the Irish: lios gobbain (Little snout like fort) or Lios Gobáin (Gobban's fort/enclosure).[2]

In 1841 the population of the townland was 72 people (12 houses) and in 1851 it was 37 people (8 houses).[3]

The townland contains one Scheduled Historic Monument: a Bivallate rath: Lisgobban Fort (grid ref: H8108 5485).[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Townlands of County Tyrone". IreAtlas Townland Database. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Lisgobban". Place Names NI. Retrieved 20 December 2012.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Census of Ireland 1851". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Scheduled Historic Monuments (to 15 October 2012)" (PDF). NI Environment Agency. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 October 2013. Retrieved 20 December 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
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