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English nameBonar Bridge
Gaelic nameDrochaid a' Bhanna

Location and type of place name

LocationSutherland, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Sutherland ~ Cataibh
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townARDGAY
Postcode areaIV24
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNH611916
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaning
Element typeweather, wetland

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Language notes
SourcesBonar: am bannath (bonn + àth): Diack MS2276
Am (the) Bounna there is a shallow a little down from the bridge: Robertson
in Gaelic am Bannath... must mean Bonn-àth: Watson 2001 (1906), 63-4
Am Bannath.. ‘bottom-ford’: Watson 2001 (1906), 130

Drochaid (a’) Bhonn-ath: S. Grannd, Faclair
Drochaid a' Bhanna: Watson in Dwelly
Drochaid a' Bhana: Am Feillire 1875, 21
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