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English nameKenmore
Gaelic nameA' Cheannmhor
Meaningthe big head

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
Postcode areaIV54
OS sheet number428
OS grid referenceNG757574
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG ceann ~ head; mòr ~ big
Element typesize

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. def. art. a’ (leniting) + lenited nom. sg. ceann, masc. ‘head, end’ + nom. sg. masc. adj. mòr, ‘big’
Kenmore 1747-55 Roy
Kenmore 1820 Thomson
Kenmore 1850 Admiralty Chart 2638
a' Cheannmhor (pronounced a' Cheannamhor) Wentworth
a' Cheannmhor Watson 1904, 207
a’ Cheannamhor Robertson MS 357, 172
a’ Cheannamhor Fraser 2009
Sròn a' Cheanna-MhuirCurrent OS maps
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