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English nameTòrr a' Phrionnsa
Gaelic nameTòrr a' Phrionnsa
Meaningthe hill of the prince

Location and type of place name

Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeMountain/Hill ~ Beinn/Cnoc
Post townGlenfinnan
Postcode areaPH38
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNM865776
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 prominence north of Rubha Allt na Brachd is called Tòrr a’ Phrionnsa, ‘hill of the prince’. This is the place where it is said Bonnie Prince Charlie stopped for a short while on his way to Glen Finnan.”

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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