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English nameBracklinn
Gaelic nameA’ Bhreac-Linn
Meaningthe dappled pool

Location and type of place name

LocationCallander
Local authorityStirling ~ Sruighlea
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Stirlingshire ~ Siorrachd Shruighlea
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townCallander
Postcode areaFK17
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNN6508
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Language notes 
SourcesBraclann: Watson in Dwelly
A’ Bhreac-Linn: Newton

Cf MacNiven, Gaelic place-names and the Social History of Gaelic Speakers in Medieval Menteith. His early forms suggest this was originally something else.
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