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English nameElgol
Gaelic nameEalaghol
Meaning?field of the wild Angelica

Location and type of place name

LocationSkye, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Strath
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townISLE OF SKYE
Postcode areaIV49
Relevant main roadsB8083
OS sheet number411
OS grid referenceNG521142
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notes 
Sources
Elgol 1881 OS 6 inch 1st edn.
Elgol / Elgall / Ealagholla / Eallaghollo / Ellighuil Forbes, 185
Ealaghol: may be Norse for field, and might include the word for wild angelica. Mac an Tàilleir
[ELə ɣ ɔL] local source, Sòdhaigh
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