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English nameKincraig
Gaelic nameCeann na Creige
Meaninghead of the crag
Genitive formCeann na Creige

Location and type of place name

LocationEaster Ross, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Rosskeen Parish
County post 1891Ross and Cromarty ~ Ros is Cromba
Topographical feature typeFarm ~ Tuathanas
Post townINVERGORDON
Postcode areaIV18
OS sheet number438
OS grid referenceNH694702
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG ceann ~ head, end; creag ~ rock, cra(i)g
Element typeagriculturestones

External Resources

OS maps
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. ceann, masc. ‘head, end’ + gen. sg. fem. art. na + gen. sg. of creag, fem. ‘rock, crag’ = ‘head of the crag’
Sources
terras de Kincragy 1476 RMS iii no. 1227
Kynnacrege 1479 ER viii 261
Kynnakreg 1479 ER viii 261
avenarum de Kynnacrag 1487 ER ix 276
landis of Kincrag 1527 RPS [1527/18]
terras de Kincraig 1565 RMS iv no. 1618
Kingcraig 1587 RMS v no. 1331
terras de Culcraggy (vel Kincragie) 1587 RMS v no. 1331
Kincraig 1589 RMS iv no. 1625
Kincraigie 1591 RMS iv no. 1975 (footnote)
Kincraig 1608 RMS vi no. 2109
Kyncraig 1614 RMS viii no. 1115
Kincraig 1631 RMS viii no. 1720
terrarum de Kincraig 1691 Retours (Ross and Cromarty) no. 1
Kincrage 1730 Wade’s Military Maps of Scotland
Kincraig 1820 Thomson
Lower Kincraig 1880 OS 6 inch 1st edn.
Lower Kincraig 1898 Admiralty Chart 3110Admiralty Chart 3110
G Ceann na creige Rock-end Watson 1904, 70
Additional infoApplied to: Lower Kincraig Farm ~ Ceann na Creige Ìosal
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