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English nameBadcall
Gaelic nameAm Bad Call
Genitive forma’ Bhaid Choill

Location and type of place name

Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Sutherland ~ Cataibh
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townLairg
Postcode areaIV27
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNC243557
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaning 
Element type

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesBadcall 1582 RMS v, 411
Badcall 1583 RMS v, 790
Badcall 1726 Macf. Geog. Coll, ii, 197

This is by Allt a’ Bhaid Choill:

Allt Bad a’ Chala: 1878 OS map
Allt a’ Bhaid Choill: 1908 OS map
Allt a’ Bhaid Choill: 1962 OS map

The other Badcall names in Sutherland are also Am Bad Call
Additional infoBadcall Peat Road ~ Rathad-mòine a’ Bhaid Choill
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