School: Cuan an Bhainigh (Bannow)

Carrick, Co. Wexford
Tomás Breatnach

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0876, Page 039

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High Road (from Carrig to old Church of Bannow)

Hill of Carrig -
descent from village towards Grange.
Cross of Green Road -
where road of that name branches to Wellington Bridge.
Hill of Toker -
passage (uphill) through Grange demesne beautifully bordered with beech trees.
Hill of Graigue
Declinity to cross at Graigue for Newtown + c
Blackhall Cross
Road to South leading to sea at Blackhall Strand
Benny Bridge
Small bridge over stream through moor to sea.
The Pound
Walled enclosure near Benny Bridge believed to have been used as a pound formerly.
Rectory Cross
At gate of Rectory - branch Little Moor Road.
Sweep of Haggard
Wide Cross Road - branch Haggard Road to sea.
A favourite stand for shows, picture tents + c
School Cross
At Bannow Schoolhouse.
Geneva Hill
Slope of road from bounds of Bannow through Brandane - part of which is called Geneva. (pron. Genaivy)
Weeping Hill
Rise at lower end of Brandane from hollow at stream to Mr Staffords.
Prickets Cross
At junction of Bay Road.
The Boker Hill
Section of road near ruins of church in Brandane.