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English namePark Bernisdale
Gaelic namePàirc Bheàrnasdail
Meaningpark of Bernisdale

Location and type of place name

LocationSkye, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Snizort
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townPORTREE
Postcode areaIV51
Relevant main roadsA850
OS sheet number408
OS grid referenceNG399515
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG pàirc ~ park; Beàrnasdal ~ Bjorn’s valley
Element typepersontopography

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. pàirc, ‘park’ fem. + gen. sg. of en Beàrnasdal = 'park of Bernisdale'
Park Bernisdale 1882 OS 6 inch 1st edn.
Beàrnasdal, Bjorn’s valley, from Norse Mac an Tàilleir
Additional infoPlease see Bernisdale for additional information
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