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English nameKinloch
Gaelic nameCeannloch
Meaningend of the loch
Genitive formCheannloch

Location and type of place name

LocationSkye, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Sleat
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townISLE OF SKYE
Postcode areaIV43
Relevant main roadsA851
OS sheet number412
OS grid referenceNG695176
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG ceann ~ head, end; loch ~ loch
Element typetopographywater associated (except marsh)

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. ceann, masc. ‘head, end’ + gen. sg. loch, masc. ‘loch’ = ‘end of the loch’
Sources
Kinloch, Abhainn Ceann-locha 1881 OS 6 inch 1st edn.
Ceann Loch Dwelly 1912
Kinloch Forbes, 381
Ceann Locha Mac an Tàilleir
Ceanna Loch local source, Sgianaidean
Additional infoThis is on a river known as Abhainn Ceann-locha. However Ceannloch was chosen as it is derived from a local source. Language notes
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