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English nameRhoin
Gaelic nameAn Roinn
Meaningthe point

Location and type of place name

LocationKintyre, Argyll
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeFarm ~ Tuathanas
Post townCAMPBELTOWN
Postcode areaPA28
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNR680235
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningroinn ~ point
Element typetopographywater associated (except marsh)

External Resources

OS maps
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG masc. def. art. an + nom. sg. roinn, fem. ‘point’
Sources
Rhuine 1801 Langland’s map of Argyleshire
Rhuine 1824 Thomson’s Map of Scotland
Darlochan 1841 Census Campbeltown SCT1841/50
East Darlochan 1869 OS 6 inch edn.
East Darlochan 1893 OS 6 inch edn.
Rhoin Farm 1980 OS 6 inch edn.
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