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English nameKinloch Castle
Gaelic nameCaisteal Cheann Loch
Meaningthe castle at the end of the loch
Genitive formChaisteal Cheann Loch

Location and type of place name

LocationRum, Small Isles, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature typeCastle ~ Caisteal
Post townISLE OF RUM
Postcode areaPH43
OS sheet number397
OS grid referenceNM401995
Type of nameBuilding ~ Togalach


Element meaningG caisteal; ceann ~ head, end; loch ~ loch
Element typefortification, habitationwater

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. caisteal masc. 'castle' + en Ceann Loch (G nom. sg. ceann, masc. 'head, end' + gen. sg. loch, masc. 'loch')
Kenloch 1794 Huddart
Kenloch 1804 Heather
Kinloch 1852-63 Admiralty Chart 2507
*Caisteal Cheann Locha Morgan, 21 (assumed name)
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