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English nameBàgh a' Gheamair
Gaelic nameBàgh a' Gheamair
Meaningthe gamer's bay

Location and type of place name

Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeBay ~ Bàgh
Post townGlenfinnan
Postcode areaPH38
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNM728843
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesThis name was gathered as part of a local research project on the place-names of the Rough Bounds of Lochaber and was published in a booklet by SNH and AÀA. The Following quote appears in that booklet:

“The gamekeeper’s house was up above the bay on Loch Nan Uamh and was called Bàgh a’ Gheamair. When the railway was built through the area in the 1900s, the track was put right through the walls of the house. There is still part of the house remaining with the railway running right through it.”

Gaelic in the Landscape: The Rough Bounds of Lochaber (Scottish Natural Heritage 2013): 22
Additional infoThis place-name was locally sourced and is not found on any maps.
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