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English nameEllan
Gaelic nameAn t-Eilean

Location and type of place name

Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townCarrbridge
Postcode areaPH23
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNH893226
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
Sources...Eilean... is usually defined as an island, but can also mean a stackyard, or a field. Ellaneorn is a ruined farm near Nethy Bridge, derived from Eilean Eòrn, field of barley. The Ellan Wood is in Carr Bridge. Gaelic Place-Names in Strathspey, 325
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