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English nameBridge of Orchy
Gaelic nameDrochaid Urchaidh
Meaningthe bridge over the Orchy

Location and type of place name

LocationArgyll
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891Glenorchy and Inishail
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townBRIDGE OF ORCHY
Postcode areaPA36
Relevant main roadsA82
OS sheet number377
OS grid referenceNN295396
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG drochaid ~ bridge; Urchaidh ~ river name
Element typewater

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. drochaid, masc. ‘bridge’ + Urchaidh river-name
Sources 
Additional infoThis is a relatively new name. See the entry for Glen Orchy
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