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English nameBellanoch
Gaelic nameBeulanach
Meaningmouth of the ford

Location and type of place name

LocationMid-Argyll
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townLOCHGILPHEAD
Postcode areaPA31
OS sheet number358
OS grid referenceNR804923
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningbeul ~ mouth; àth ~ ford
Element typewater, water associated (except marsh)

External Resources

OS maps
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. beul, masc. `mouth' + G an, gen. sg. masc. def. art. + G gen. sg. àth, masc. `ford'
Sources
Bellonach 1747-55 Roy’s Map
Ballenoch 1856 Wood Admiralty Chart 2326
Bellanach Bay 1845 NSA South Knapdale, 268
G Beulanach: MacMillan 1960
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