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English nameBraeval
Gaelic nameBràigh a' Bhaile
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationCallander ~ Calasraid
Local authorityStirling ~ Sruighlea
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature type
Post townCallander ~ Calasraid
Postcode areaFK17
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNN541005
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Further Information

Language notesG bràigh, nom. sg. masc. ‘upper part’ + gen. sg. masc. def. art. a’ (leniting) + lenited gen. sg. of baile, masc. `town’ = ‘the upper part of the town’
Sources
Braevall 1783 Stobie
Braeval 1820 Thomson

Bràigh a’ bhaile Dwelly
Bràigh a’ Bhaile Watson 2001 p. 180
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