Letterbrat facts for kids
The name derives from the Irish: Lathair Beith (Place for birch trees), Litir brat (hill of the cloaks) or leiter brat (wet sloping land of the brats/mantle).
In 1841 the population of the townland was 222 people (41 houses) and in 1851 it was 182 people (32 houses).
The townland contains one Scheduled Historic Monument: a Portal tomb (grid ref: H4715 9156).
The townland also contains Letterbrat Quarry (grid ref: H471923) where the very old grey quartz-rich rock is worked for road stone. The quarry also features a very thick intrusion of porphyry.
Letterbrat Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.