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English nameBrookside
Gaelic nameTaobh an Uillt
Meaning
Genitive formThaobh an Uillt

Location and type of place name

LocationSkye, Inner Hebrides
Local authority
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature type
Post townPORTREE
Postcode areaIV51
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNG380535
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaning
Element typewater associated (except marsh)

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Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notes
SourcesThe ‘brook’ in question is Allt Clachamish. This appears to be a modern English name for a housing scheme. This name could be translated to Taobh an Uillt, on analogy with names like Burnside, or left untranslated.
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