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English nameBroomhill Street
Gaelic nameSràid Chnoc a' Bhealaidh
Meaning

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

Elements

Element meaningG sràid ~ 'street'; cnoc ~ 'hill'; bealaidh ~ 'broom'
Element typevegetation

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Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. sràid fem. 'street' + gen. sg. cnoc masc. 'hill' + gen. sg. masc. def. art. a' '+ gen. sg. bealaidh, masc. 'broom'
SourcesBroomhill was an existing feature prior to the urbanization of Partick:

Broomhill 1796 Ainslie
Additional info'Broomhill Drive formed on the grounds of the manse, Partick': Macintosh, Glasgow Streets A-B, 302
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