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English nameTeaninich
Gaelic nameTaigh an Aonaich
Meaningthe house of the hill or meeting place

Location and type of place name

LocationBlack Isle and Mid Ross
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Alness
County post 1891Ross and Cromarty ~ Ros is Cromba
Topographical feature typeDomestic Building ~ Togalach Dachaigheil
Post townALNESS
Postcode areaIV17
OS sheet number438
OS grid referenceNH651689
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG taigh ~ house; aonach ~ hill or meeting-place
Element type

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. taigh, masc. 'house' + gen. sg. masc. def. art. an + gen. sg. aonach, masc. 'hill or meeting-place' = 'house of the hill or meeting place'
Teaninich 1636 Tain and Balnagown Docs no. 426
Teaninich 1649 Tain and Balnagown Docs no. 566
Burne of Teaninich 1661 Tain and Balnagown Docs no. 787
E. and W. Teaniniches 1679 Tain and Balnagown Docs no. 912
Teaninich 1685 Retours (Ross) 142
Teaninich 1692 Tain and Balnagown Docs no. 602
Tenenich 1747-55 Roy
Teaninich 1820 Thomson
Teaninich House 1900 Admiralty Chart 3110
Tigh ‘n aonaich Watson 1904, 76
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