School: An Baile Mór (roll number 11193)

Ballymore Lower, Co. Donegal
D. E. Tate
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1077, Page 273

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1077, Page 273

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  1. Long ago the people made their houses out of rocks or stones without mortar. They put a hole in the roof instead of a chimney. Their roofs were thatched with rushes or grass or straw. Their floors were only clay. There was no glass in their windows. The kind of window they had was a hole in the wall. They put a sheepskin in it when it was raining or at night. Some of the houses had a kitchen and a bedroom and others had a kitchen.
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    1. objects
      1. man-made structures
        1. buildings
          1. residential buildings (~2,723)
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