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English nameKingsknowe
Gaelic nameCnoc an Rìgh
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationEdinburgh
Local authorityCity of Edinburgh ~ Baile Dhùn Èideann
Parish post 1891
County post 1891City of Edinburgh ~ Baile Dhùn Èideann
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townEDINBURGH
Postcode areaEH14
OS sheet number350
OS grid referenceNT210700
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG cnoc ~ hill’ + G rìgh ~ king 
Element typepersontopography

External Resources

OS maps
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. cnoc, masc. ‘hill’ + G an, nom. sg. masc. def. art. + G nom. sg. rìgh, masc. 'king'
Sources
Kingsknow 1667, 1712 Laing's Charters
Kingsknows 1773 Armstrong
 
Additional infoSee Dixon, 161.  
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