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English nameExeter Drive
Gaelic nameSlighe Exeter
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 slighe ~ 'drive' + en Exeter, place-name
Element typeperson

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Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notes
Sources"After third Marquis of Exeter whose daughter Lady Mary was married to Lord Newlands, the ground landlord in 1880." Macintosh, Glasgow Streets E-I, 758

This has always been called Exeter Drive since its appearance in the 1890s.
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