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English namePolnicol
Gaelic namePoll Neacail
MeaningNeacail's pool

Location and type of place name

LocationEaster Ross, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Kilmuir Easter Parish
County post 1891Ross and Cromarty ~ Ros is Cromba
Topographical feature type
Post townINVERGORDON
Postcode areaIV18
OS sheet number438
OS grid referenceNH753730
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG poll ~ pool, pond; Neacal personal name
Element type

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Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. masc. poll, ‘pool, pond’ + gen. sg. Neacal, masc. personal name = ‘Neacal's Pool’
Sources
Pollnicoll 1678 Tain and Balnagown Docs no. 769
the lands of Pollnicoll 1681 RPS [1681/7/156]
Polnicoll 1880 OS 6 inch 1st edn.
Poll Neacail, Nicol’s pool Watson 1904, 64
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