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English nameBundalloch
Gaelic nameBun Dà Loch
Meaningthe foot of the two lochs

Location and type of place name

LocationWester Ross, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Kintail
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townKYLE
Postcode areaIV40
Relevant main roadsA87
OS sheet number413
OS grid referenceNG893276
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG bun ~ foot; ~ two; loch ~ loch
Element typetopographywater associated (except marsh)

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. masc. bun, 'foot' + numeric adj. , 'two' + gen. pl. of loch, masc. 'loch' = 'the foot of the two lochs'
Bundalloch 1880 OS 6 inch 1st edn.
Bun dà' loch Dwelly 1912
Bun da' loch Watson 1904, 180
Bun Dà Loch, the mouth of two lochs Mac an Tàilleir 2003
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