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English nameKnott
Gaelic nameNot
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationSkye, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Duirinish
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townPORTREE
Postcode areaIV51
Relevant main roadsA850
OS sheet number408
OS grid referenceNG381540
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaning 
Element typetopography

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notes 
Sources
KNOTT..not known: cnot in Skye means oarslip Forbes, 230
[noʰt] local source, Sgianaidean
Additional infoThis name first appears on OS maps in 1903. If this represents Sc. knot, then it could be either translated or transliterated. G cnot is a loan word of Scots knot. Source RM, however, was sure of the name given, which would be spelled ‘Not’.
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