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English nameTorness Street
Gaelic nameSràid Torness
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationPartick, Glasgow
Local authorityGlasgow City ~ Baile Ghlaschu
Parish post 1891
County post 1891City of Glasgow ~ Baile Ghlaschu
Topographical feature typeRoad/Track ~ (Frith)Rathad
Post townGLASGOW
Postcode areaG11
OS sheet number342
OS grid referenceNS5566
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG sràid ~ 'street' + EN Torness ~ place-name
Element type

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Further Information

Language notes
SourcesThis was Thomson St. in 1913. This is likely named after the Torness in East Lothian, which is probably British torr, ‘hill’ and ON ness, ‘headland’.
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