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English nameFeshie
Gaelic nameFeisidh

Location and type of place name

LocationBadenoch & Strathspey, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature type
Postcode areaPH21
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNH852036
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Additional info
Applies to Feshiebridge ~ Drochaid Feisidh, River Feshie ~ Abhainn Feisidh and Moor of Feshie ~ Sliabh Fheisidh
Translation for Moor
In Sinton 1906, moor is translated generally as sliabh, (155, 222, 334) although the only toponymic usage that could be found was monadh in Monadh dubha Dhruimuachdair = ‘dark moor of Drumochter’, 250, although cf Watson 1926, 396 were he interprets this as the mountain range.
There is also of course nearby Newtonmore (Baile Ùr an t-Slèibh)
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