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English nameRhubodach
Gaelic nameAn Rubha Bòdach
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationBute, Argyll
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townISLE OF BUTE
Postcode areaPA20
OS sheet number362
OS grid referenceNS027738
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG rubha ~ point, headland + bòdach ~ old man
Element typecoast

External Resources

OS maps
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. an, masc. def. art. + G nom. sg. rubha, masc. `point, headland’ + G. sg. bòdach masc. 'old man'?
Sources
Rhubodach is the settlement and Rudha Bodach is the promontory.
Row 1506 RMS ii no. 2987 [to Donald Makkane, the lands of Row]
Row 1507 ER xii, 510 [25s. lands]
terrarum de Row 1524 ER xv, 622
Row 1527 ER xv, 303
Roweintrawe 1540 RMS iii no. 2146
apud Roy in Bute 1540 x 1542 RMS iii no. 2583
Row 1637 Retours (Bute) no. 48
Row 1654 Blaeu/Bute
the tuenty five shilling land of Row 1681 RPS 1681/7/154
Neil Campbel in Rue 1738 Rothesay Session Bk. 439
Duncan Smith in Ruebodach 1750 Rothesay Session Bk. 478
Row c.1753 Roy
Rue 1759 Fowlis no. 71
Rudh-bodach 1773 McLea A75 fo. 24r.
Ruv 1801 Langlands/Argyll
Rue 1820 Thomson/Buteshire
Rhubodach 1864 OS Name Book 6, 5
Rue 1864 OS Name Book 6, 5
Rudhabodach 1869 OS 6 inch 1st edn
Settlement
Row 1654 Blaeu map Bute
Row 1747-55 Roy
Rue 1820 Thomson
Rudhabodach 1865 OS 1st
edn.
Rudhbodach 1890s OS 1st edn.
Rudhbodach 1901 OS 1st
rev
Rhubodach Modern OS map
Feature
Rudha Bodach 1865 OS 1st
edn.
Rudha Bodach 1890s OS 1st
edn.
Rudha Bodach 1901 OS 1st
rev.
Rubha a’ Bhodaich Modern OS map
 
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