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English nameErskine Bridge
Gaelic nameDrochaid Arasgain
Meaningbridge at Erskine

Location and type of place name

LocationWest Dunbartonshire
Local authorityWest Dunbartonshire ~ Siorrachd Dhùn Breatann an Iar
Parish post 1891Old Kilpatrick
County post 1891Renfrewshire ~ Siorrachd Rinn Friù
Topographical feature typeBridge ~ Drochaid
Post townERSKINE
Postcode areaPA8
Relevant main roadsA82
OS sheet number342
OS grid referenceNS462724
Type of nameOther ~ Eile


Element meaningG drochaid ~ bridge; Arasgain
Element typecommunication

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. drochaid, masc. ‘bridge’ + gen. sg. of en Arasgain
Erskine = Arascain Dwelly 1912
Erskine = Arasgain Mac an Tàilleir.
Additional infoThe term Arasgain is established.
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