Racavan is both a civil parish and also the name of a 1368-acre townland within the civil parish.
RACAVAN, in the Barony of Antrim, County of Antrim, and Province of Ulster, a R united, time immemorial, to the R of Skerry. Racavan is in the Diocese of Connor, and Province of Armagh. It is 2.75 miles ENE from Ballymena. It is situated on the River Braid. The parish contains 18985 acres of land.
From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, by Nicholas Carlisle, 1810.
The townland of Racavan consists of some 1368 acres
The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.
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