FoundationGives the name of the site — generally in its Old Irish form, (if attested in early or medieval sources, or if it appears to be readily reconstructable) otherwise the modern English placename is given.: Cráeb Elpi

TownlandGives the townland (name spelt as in TTPBI Index) in which the site is (or is thought to be) located.:Crehelp
ParishGives the civil (not ecclesiastical) parish in which the townland is situated.:Crehelp
DioceseThis records the medieval (not necessarily the same as the modern) diocese in which the foundation lies.:Glendalough
BaronyGives the modern barony (as in TTPBI Index the baronies were rationalised in 19thC) in which the townland and civil parish are situated.:Talbotstown Lwr
CountyGives the county in which the barony lies.:Wicklow
ProvinceGives both the civil province in which the county lies and the ecclesiastical province to which the diocese belongs.:Leinster; Dublin
Recorded HistoryThis concerns the subsequent history of the site, with emphasis on pre-Norman (or early post-Norman) native sources mainly annals but also including medieval ecclesiastical records (charters or taxations), English Crown documents and, on occasion, modern sources (especially surveys or maps, which may mark the location of lost sites or illuminate placenames).:Alen's Reg; Cr.Mihi 1172/6, 1192, 1198; Cal.Doc.Ire 1200; Cr.Mihi c.1280
Familial LinksIndicates links between foundations, whether claimed in hagiographical sources (a lesser site said to have submitted to greater site), attested by charter, or indicated by tradition or placename evidence.:Cóemgen/Glendalough
Field RemainsRecords physical remains of sites, whether visible in the field or accessed through excavation. Precedence is given to features considered to be characteristic of the Early Christian/pre-Reform era, such as enclosures, (especially circular or oval), cross-slabs, high-crosses, bullauns and raised areas — with round towers and church remains further down the list unless there is a strong case for doing otherwise.:eccl site; bullaun; ch traces; gvyd 'The Religeen'
BibliographyMentions secondary references (sometimes very select indeed) to the site concerned. Some contain detailed discussion, others (especially where little else seems to be available) only the briefest mentions. For details see the Bibliography page.:Hogan 1910, 301, 302, 396; Price 1945-67, IV, 204; MacShamhráin 1996, 195, 238
AddendumIncludes fragments of additional information (or comments on the part of the compilers) relating to the site in question.:among abbatial poss Glendalough