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English nameBlackcraig
Gaelic nameA’ Chreag Dhubh
Meaningthe black crag

Location and type of place name

LocationPerth & Kinross
Local authorityPerth and Kinross ~ Peairt is Ceann Rois
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature type
Postcode areaPH10
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNO 136 511
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG creag ~ crag + G dubh ~ black 
Element typecolourstones

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. masc. def. art. a’ (leniting) + lenited nom. sg. creag, fem. ‘crag’ + nom. sg. lenited adj. dubh, ‘black’ 
Blackcraig c. 1591 Pont map 27
Blackcraig 1636-52 Gordon map 6
Blackecraige, Blackcraig 1672 RPS [1672/6/72]
Hill called Blackcraige 1672 RPS [1672/6/115]
Craig-dubh-chaillich 1880 TGSI, 300 Ferguson, Early History of Strathardle
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