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English nameBenalder Street
Gaelic nameSràid Beinn Allair

Location and type of place name

LocationPartick, Glasgow
Local authorityGlasgow City ~ Baile Ghlaschu
Parish post 1891
County post 1891City of Glasgow ~ Baile Ghlaschu
Topographical feature typeRoad/Track ~ (Frith)Rathad
Post townGLASGOW
Postcode areaG11
OS sheet number342
OS grid referenceNS5566
Type of nameStreet ~ Sràid


Element meaningG sràid ~ 'street' + en Beinn Allair ~ 'Benalder', place-name
Element type

External Resources

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Further Information

Language notesG. nom. sg beinn, fem. 'mountain' + allair, obscure element
SourcesForms for Benalder ~ Beinn Allair:
Beinn Aldair (Auldair) Robertson MS372, 95
Beinn Allair Dwelly 1912
Beinn Allair... now usually Beinn Eallair with the palatal sound of beinn carried over Watson 1926, 455
Beinn Abhlair Tony Dilworth
Additional infoFormerly New Bridge Street in 1913.
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