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English nameUamh Mairearad Rois
Gaelic nameUamh Mairearad Rois
MeaningMargaret Ross’s cave

Location and type of place name

LocationElgol
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature type
Post townIsle of Skye
Postcode areaIV46
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNG516147
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:

“Just below Rubha Smuaireig is a cave known as Uamh Mairearad Rois, ‘Margaret Ross’s cave’.”

Gaelic in the Landscape: Place-names of Strath, Isle of Skye (Scottish Natural Heritage 2015): 8

This place-name is not found on any maps.
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