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English nameHough (Tiree)
Gaelic nameHogh

Location and type of place name

Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townIsle of Tiree
Postcode areaPA77
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNL952455
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
SourcesHogh: Brownlie
Ban Hogh / Ben Hough ~ Beinn Hògh
Ben Hogh, Baile-Hogh, Tràigh Hogh… Beinn Hógh is also pronounced Beinn Tógh (t being often prefixed to Norse h), both ways being frequent: MacEchern, Place-names of Coll, Transactions, 1906
Hogh on maps and by Ballyhaugh: Baile Hogh: Mac an Tàilleir

Hogh Bay ~ Tràigh Hògh
Traigh Hogh: MacDougall & Cameron, 1938, map [is this the same feature] does not give a form for the bay itself but gives Hògh as the form.
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