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English nameBothwell
Gaelic nameNo Gaelic form

Location and type of place name

Local authoritySouth Lanarkshire ~ Siorrachd Lannraig a Deas
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Lanarkshire ~ Siorrachd Lannraig
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townGlasgow
Postcode areaG71
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNS705585
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
SourcesThe following information is paraphrased from our national policy and may be subject to change:

If the map name is in Standard Scots English or Scots with no Gaelic form in evidence, the name is left untranslated even if a parallel exists.
Additional infoBattle of Bothwell Bridge ~ Blàr Drochaid Bothwell
22 June 1679

Latha Drochaid Bhoiseil: Am Fèillire, 1875, 8 [Cf also Là Fheill Bhoiseil, 22/3 Feb 1873]

Blàr is the term used to denote the site of the battle, where as the term latha, as shown above, refers to the event of the battle.
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