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English nameUppat
Gaelic nameUpaid

Location and type of place name

Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Sutherland ~ Cataibh
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townBrora
Postcode areaKW9
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNC870026
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaning 
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Language notes 
Sourcesterrarum de Uppet 1510 ER xiii 329
Uppate 1563 RSS v 1463
Uppait 1564 RSS v 1704
Vppat 1566 Sutherland Charters 103
Uppat 1566 RSS v 2718
Wppet 1581 Sutherland charters
Vppat 1654 Blaeu Map Southerlandia

‘Pro. Oopait or oopaid. N. upp, high, and att, quarter or part, in reference to its situation above the Dall of Brora and the meadows along the Brora river.’ MacKay, 1894, 178.
Upait Robertson Collection MS359a
upa: Nancy Dorain 1964(MacKay, 3)[This represents upaid over upait]
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