Radergan townland in 2009
Grania's Grave, Radergan, in 2009
Radergan Standing Stone, 2009

Radergan is a townland in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is situated in the barony of Omagh East and the civil parish of Clogherny and covers an area of 919 acres.[1]

The name derives from the Irish: Rath Deargain (Dargan's fort).[2]

In 1841 the population of the townland was 375 people (69 houses) and in 1851 it was 324 people (57 houses).[3]

The townland contains one Scheduled Historic Monument: a Megalithic tomb: Grania’s Grave (grid ref: H5544 6434).[4][5] Radergan also has a standing stone (grid ref:H554646), [6]a 1.4m tall mudstone pillar, with embedded pebbles.[7]

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  1. ^ "Townlands of County Tyrone". IreAtlas Townland Database. Retrieved 22 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Radergan". Place Names NI. Retrieved 22 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Census of Ireland 1851". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 22 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Scheduled Historic Monuments (to 15 October 2012)" (PDF). NI Environment Agency. Retrieved 22 December 2012.
  5. ^ "Radergan Portal tomb". Megalithomania. Retrieved 22 December 2012.
  6. ^ "Radergan Standing Stone". The Modern Antiquarian. Retrieved 22 December 2012.
  7. ^ "Radergan Standing Stone". Megalithomania. Retrieved 22 December 2012.