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English nameBarry Links
Gaelic nameMachair Bharraidh

Location and type of place name

LocationCarnoustie ~ Càrn Ùstaidh
Local authorityAngus ~ Aonghas
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature type
Post townDundee ~ Dùn Dè
Postcode areaDD7
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNO545322
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
baronium de Barrie 1587 RMS v, 1384
baronia de Barry 1588 RMS v, 1439
baronia de Barry 1591 RMS v, 1838
baronia de Barry 1591 RMS v, 1953
Barry c. 1591 Pont map 26
Barre c. 1680 Robert's Angusia
aig Barry Links 1890 Bràiste Lathurna by Dugald Gordon MacDougall 1959
Barry is a parish name. This name is possibly from bàrr, 'summit' + a locational ending -aidh, with the same extension or variation in meaning as ros, from a vertical protrusion to a horizontal promontory. This would clearly relate to the promontory here.
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