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English nameEilean a’ Ghiuthais
Gaelic nameEilean a' Ghiuthais
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationSpean Bridge
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeIsland(s) ~ Eilean(an)
Post townSpean Bridge
Postcode areaPH34
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNN071910
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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External Resources

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Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesThis is by Coire Dubh na Giubhsaich and Druim na Giùthsaich as they appear on maps. OS 6” 1st edn. Gives Druim a’ Ghiubhais (Drimnaguach 1832 Thomson)and other names with the same specific element. The fact the island is planted in fir however means it is possible this island has Ghiuthais whilst the places on the mainland are Ghiùthsaich, ‘place of firs’.

Applied to a small Island planted in fir OS Namebooks OS1/17/34/53
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