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English nameBardrain
Gaelic nameAm Bàrr Draighinn
Meaningthe hill of thorns

Location and type of place name

LocationJohnstone
Local authorityRenfrewshire ~ Siorrachd Rinn Friù
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Renfrewshire ~ Siorrachd Rinn Friù
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townJohnstone
Postcode areaPA5
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNS445614
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Language notes 
SourcesBardrin 1747-55 Roy
High Bardrain 1800 Ainslie

barr draigheann, ‘top of blackthorns;: Watson 1926, 200
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