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English nameBarassie
Gaelic nameBàrr Fhasaidh
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationSouth Ayrshire
Local authoritySouth Ayrshire ~ Siorrachd Àir a Deas
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Ayrshire ~ Siorrachd Àir
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townTROON
Postcode areaKA10
OS sheet number333
OS grid referenceNS329329
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG bàrr ~ top + G fasaidh ?wilderness (is this fasaich?) 
Element typetopography, vegetation

External Resources

OS maps
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. bàrr, 'top', masc. + gen. sg. of G fasaidh ?wilderness (is this fasaich?)
Sources
Villa de Barrassy 1510 Glasgow Rentals 496
Barrassy 1654 Blaeu map Kyle
Barasy 1775 Armstrong a new map of Ayrshire
Barrassie 1747-55 Roy
Bàrr Fhasaidh Mac an Tàilleir
Barr (an) fhasaidh Watson 1926, 500
 
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