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English nameKennacraig
Gaelic nameCeann na Creige
Meaningthe head of the crag
Genitive formCeann na Creige

Location and type of place name

LocationKintyre, Argyll
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891Kilcalmonell
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townTARBERT
Postcode areaPA29
Relevant main roadsA83
OS sheet number357
OS grid referenceNR824621
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG ceann ~ head, end; creag ~ crag
Element typestones, topography

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. ceann, masc. ‘head, end’ + gen. sg. fem. art. na + gen. sg. of creag, fem. ‘crag’ = ‘the head of the crag’
Kinnacraigs / Kinacraig 1801 Langlands
Kinnacraigs 1820 Thomson
Eilean Ceann na Creige current OS
Ceann na Creige Mac an Tàilleir.
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