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English nameBalchraggan
Gaelic nameBaile a' Chreagain
Meaningtown of the little crag

Location and type of place name

LocationInverness area, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Kirkhill
County post 1891Ross and Cromarty ~ Ros is Cromba
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townBEAULY
Postcode areaIV4
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNH538436
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG baile ~ town + creagan ~ little crag
Element typehabitationstones

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OS maps

Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesBallcraggan 1814 RHP11642

Baile a’ chragain Robertson
Bail’ a’ Chragan H. Barron, Notes on the Aird, 217.
Additional infoCf For crag as a dialectal form of creag, see Caisteal Chreag, Watson 1904, 52.
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