Moyadam

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Moyadam
County
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district BT41
Dialling code 028
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Antrim

Moyadam (from Irish: Maigh Doinn, meaning "Donn’s plain")[1] is a townland of 685 acres in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is situated in the civil parish of Grange of Nilteen and the historic barony of Antrim Upper.[2]

History

In the Papal Taxation c.1306 the name of the townland is recorded as Maudone, the name of a church site. Its name is variously recorded as Ballimoyden in 1605 and Ballymoyeden in 1621.[1]

Archaeology

The townland contains a standing stone at grid ref: J2510 8831.[3][4]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Moyadam". Place Names NI. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Moyadam". IreAtlas Townlands Database. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Moyadam" (PDF). Scheduled Historic Monuments. Northern Ireland Environment Agency. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Moyadam". The Megalithic Portal. Retrieved 2 May 2015.

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