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English namePucks Glen
Gaelic nameGleann Phùca
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationPort Riddell
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature type
Post townDunoon ~ Dùn Obhainn
Postcode areaPA23
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNS14678391
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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External Resources

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Further Information

Language notes 
Sources 
Additional infoThis is a Victorian name, although it has only appeared on OS maps since 1979. It is coined from a pavilion on the
Benmore Estate called Puck’s Hut. The glen and the hut are named after the Shakespearian character, whose name
is cognate with Irish Púca. See here
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