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English nameBalerno
Gaelic nameAm Baile Àirneach

Location and type of place name

LocationJuniper Green
Local authorityCity of Edinburgh ~ Baile Dhùn Èideann
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Midlothian ~ Lodainn Mheadhanach
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townEdinburgh
Postcode areaEH14
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNT165662
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesBallernache 1375 RMS no 577 vol. I
Ballernacht c. 1380 RMS no. 1688 Index A vol. I
Balernache 1407 RMS no. 897 vol. I
Ballernow 1471 RPS [1471/8/16]

bail(e) àirneach 'farm at/with the sloe bushes' Harris p.73-74
Baile Airneach 'sloe-tree-stead' Watson CPNS p. 143
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