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English namePort Henderson
Gaelic namePortaigil

Location and type of place name

Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Ross and Cromarty ~ Ros is Cromba
Topographical feature typePort ~ Port
Post townGairloch
Postcode areaIV21
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNG754736
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
SourcesA modern name. the colloquial Gaelic name of the place is Portigill (porstigil)… Dixon, 1886 xxxviii
Port Henderson Port(a)igil by natives, by others Port an Sgùmain: Robertson
Called by natives Portigil…. By others Port an Sgùmain…: Watson 1904, 222
Portaigil (m): Wentworth
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