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English nameBadachro
Gaelic nameBad a' Chrò
Meaningthe copse of the pen

Location and type of place name

LocationWester Ross, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Ross and Cromarty ~ Ros is Cromba
Topographical feature type
Post townGAIRLOCH
Postcode areaIV21
OS sheet number434
OS grid referenceNG778735
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG bad ~ copse; crò ~ pen
Element type

External Resources

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Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. bad, masc. ‘copse’ + gen. sg. masc. def. art. a’ (leniting) + lenited gen. sg. of crò, ‘pen’
Sources
Baddichro 1566 Retours (Ross) no. 3
Baddachiro 1569 Retours (Ross) no. 4
Badethro 1638 Retours (Ross) no. 87
Baddechro 1673 Retours (Ross) no. 130
Badchroe 1697 Retours (Ross) no. 162
Badachrow Harbour 1747-55 Roy
Baddachro 1820 Thomson (Har)
Badacro [harbour] 1857 Admiralty Chart 2509
Bad a Chrotha Dixon 1866, xxviii
Bad a' Chrò Wentworth
Bad a' Chròtha Watson 1904, 223
Bad a’ Chròtha Hulme 2007
Bad a' Chrò - last vowel a monopthong Fraser (2009)
Additional infoThis is by Loch Bad a’ Chròtha.
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