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English nameUpper Achintore
Gaelic nameAchadh an Todhair Uarach
Meaningupper bleaching field
Genitive formAchadh an Todhair Uarach

Location and type of place name

LocationFort William, Lochaber, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Kilmallie
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townFORT WILLIAM
Postcode areaPH33
Relevant main roadsA82
OS sheet number436
OS grid referenceNN092725
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG achadh ~ field; todhar ~ bleach; uarach ~ upper
Element typeagriculturetopography

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. achadh, masc. 'field' + gen. sg. masc. def. art. an + gen. sg. todhar, masc. `bleach' + uarach, 'upper' = 'the field of the bleach'.
SourcesPlease see Achintore for additional information
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