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English nameKirkwood
Gaelic nameCoille na Cille
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationWest Lothian
Local authorityWest Lothian ~ Lodainn an Iar
Parish post 1891
County post 1891West Lothian ~ Lodainn an Iar
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townCOATBRIDGE
Postcode areaML5
OS sheet number343
OS grid referenceNS718642
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG coille ~ wood + G cill(e) ~ church  
Element typereligionvegetation

External Resources

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Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. coille, fem. 'wood' _+ fem. gen. sg. def. art. na + gen. sg. cill(e), fem. 'church'
Sources
Kirkwode 1602 RMS vi, 1339
terras de Kirkwod 1607 RMS, vi, 1932
terras de Kirkwode 1608 RMS, vi, 2133
Birkwood (vel Kirkwood) 1615 Retours (Roxburgh) 78
Kirkwood 1773 Ross
 
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