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English nameTyndrum
Gaelic nameTaigh an Droma
Meaninghouse of the ridge

Location and type of place name

Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891Killin
County post 1891Stirlingshire ~ Siorrachd Shruighlea
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Postcode areaFK20
Relevant main roadsA82
OS sheet number377
OS grid referenceNN327304
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG taigh ~ house; druim ~ ridge
Element typetopography

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. taigh, masc. ‘house’ + gen. sg. masc. def. art. an + gen. sg. druim, masc. 'ridge'
Tigh-an-droma MacKinnon Place-names and Personal Names of Argyle, Scotsman November 9th 1887 p. 7
Tigh 'n droma Robertson MS361, 139
Tigh an Droma Robertson MS373, 139
Taigh-an-Droma 1895 Coinneach 'us Coille by Alasdair MacDhòmhnull,74
Additional infoTyndrum Lower (station) ~ Taigh an Droma Ìochdrach
Tyndrum Upper (station) ~ Taigh an Droma Uachdrach
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