Sitemap | Low Graphics Version
Gaelic Road Signs
Search Results


English nameRovie
Gaelic nameRomhaigh

Location and type of place name

Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Sutherland ~ Cataibh
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townRogart
Postcode areaIV28
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNC716022
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaning 
Element type

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notes 
Sourcesterre de Ruchy 1363 Sutherland Charters 22
Rowiecraigtoune c. 1630 Sutherland Chartes 130
Rovie 1654 Blaeu Map Southerlandia

Rovie in Sutherland is for ro-mhaigh, `excellent plain’ Watson 1926, 502

G. Ro, roth, rotha, monk’s name, and bhathaich, contracted into vich, vie, marshy fields. MacKay, 1893, 187
Additional info 
Accessibility | Copyright © 2006-2011