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English nameRoskhill
Gaelic nameRòisgil
Meaninghorse gully

Location and type of place name

LocationSkye, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Duirinish
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townISLE OF SKYE
Postcode areaIV55
Relevant main roadsA863
OS sheet number407
OS grid referenceNG277451
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningON hross ~ horse; gil ~ gully
Element typetopography

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notes 
Sources
Roshkill 1820 Thomson
An Roisgeil* Dwelly 1912
An Roisgeil Watson 1904, 138
ROSSGILL, ROSKHILL gully or ravine of the point Forbes, 304
[ˈRɔ:ˌʃkʲil] local source, Sòdhaigh
[ˈRɔ:ˌʃkʲil] Cox
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