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English namePiperhill
Gaelic nameTom a' Phìobair
Genitive formThom a' Phìobair

Location and type of place name

LocationNairnshire, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Cawdor
County post 1891Nairnshire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Narann
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townNAIRN
Postcode areaIV12
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNH876504
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG tom ~ hillock + pìobaire ~ piper
Element typepersontopography

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesPiperhill 1747-1755 Roy
Pyperhill 1782 Calder Parish maps

Tom-a-phiober, the piper’s hill Cruickshank 1892, 168 tom ə fi:b.ər Diack MS 2771/1

nom. sg. G tom, masc. ‘hill’ + gen. sg. masc. def. art. a’ (leniting) + lenited gen. sg. of G pìobair, masc. ‘piper’
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