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English nameTobar Creag a’ Bharrain
Gaelic nameTobar Creag a’ Bharrain
Meaningthe well of the crag of the baron

Location and type of place name

LocationElgol
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeRiver/Stream / Abhainn/Allt
Post townIsle of Skye
Postcode areaIV46
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNG517138
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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SourcesThis name was gathered as part of a local research project on the place-names of Strath, Isle of Skye and was published in a booklet by SNH and AÀA. The Following quote appears in that booklet:

“Others are named from nearby rocks or protuberances: Tobar Creag a’ Bharrain and Tobar Ruadhchreig.”

Gaelic in the Landscape: Place-names of Strath, Isle of Skye (Scottish Natural Heritage 2015): 46

This place-name is not found on any maps.
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