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English nameTayinloan
Gaelic nameTaigh an Lòin
Meaninghouse of the wet-meadow

Location and type of place name

LocationKintyre, Argyll
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891Killean & Kilchenzie
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townTARBERT
Postcode areaPA29
Relevant main roadsA83
OS sheet number357
OS grid referenceNR696458
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG taigh ~ house; lòn ~ wet meadow
Element typetopographywater associated (except marsh)

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. taigh, masc. ‘house’ + an, the gen. sg. masc. def. art. an + gen. sg. lòn, masc. ‘wet meadow’ = ‘the house of the wet-meadow’
Taigh ’n lòn Dwelly 1912
Taigh an Lòin Mac an Tàilleir.
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