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English nameEllenabeich
Gaelic nameEilean na Beithich
Meaningisland of the birchwood

Location and type of place name

LocationSeil, Firth of Lorn, Argyll
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature type
Post townOBAN
Postcode areaPA34
OS sheet number359
OS grid referenceNM742175
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG nom. sg. eilean, masc. ‘island’ + gen. pl. masc. def. art. nam + gen. sg. beitheach, fem. ‘birchwood’
Element typevegetation

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notes
SourcesEilean nam Beathach OS 6inch 1st edn.
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