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English nameHighburgh Road
Gaelic nameRathad Highburgh
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 rathad ~ 'road' + en Highburgh, place-name
Element type

External Resources

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Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. rathad masc. 'road' + en Highburgh, place-name
Sources
Additional infoGiven the existence of so many other streets parallel to this are from surnames, it seems likely this is a surname too. Highburgh appears in other Scottish street names, but there is no evidence this or any of the others denotes a pre-existing settlement.
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