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English namePoolewe
Gaelic namePoll Iù
MeaningPool of the River Ewe

Location and type of place name

LocationWester Ross, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature type
Post townACHNASHEEN
Postcode areaIV22
OS sheet number434
OS grid referenceNG857806
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG poll ~ pool; ~ River Ewe
Element typewater

External Resources

OS maps
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. poll, masc. 'pool' + en? Iu, a hydronym
Sources
Poolew 1820 Thomson
Poolewe 1857 Admiralty Chart 2509
Poll Iù Wentworth
Poll-iu Dixon 1886, xxxviii
Poll-iù Watson 1904, 230
Poll-iù Hulme 2007
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