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Altanagh is a townland in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is situated in the historic barony of Omagh East and the civil parish of Termonmaguirk and covers an area of 971 acres.

The name derives from the Irish: altan ach (Abounding in cliffs or glens).

The population of the townland declined during the 19th century:

Year 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891
Population 223 202 218 196 154 138
Houses 39 39 40 39 32 33

The townland contains one Scheduled Historic Monument: a burial mound (grid ref: H6266 6936), which contained pits and urn burials with cremated bone. Three cordoned urns were found with a calibrated date range of 1890-1450 BC.

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