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English nameBallygrant
Gaelic nameBaile a' Ghràna
Meaningthe farm of the grain

Location and type of place name

LocationIslay, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891Killarrow & Kilmeny
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townISLE OF ISLAY
Postcode areaPA45
OS sheet number352
OS grid referenceNR395662
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG baile ~ town/farm; gràn ~ grain
Element typeagriculturetopography

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. baile, masc. `town' + gen. sg. masc. def. art. a' (leniting) + lenited gen. sg. of gràn, masc. `grain' = `the farm of the grain'
Sources
Bail a’ ghràna Dwelly 1912
Baile Gràna Lands of Lordship
Baile a’ Ghràna Mac an Tàilleir 2003
Baile a’ Ghràna Seanchas Ile, 136
Baile Ghrànna Seanchas Ile, 145.
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