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English nameBrora
Gaelic nameBrùra
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationSutherland, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Sutherland ~ Cataibh
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townBRORA
Postcode areaKW9
OS sheet number441
OS grid referenceNC906039
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

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External Resources

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Further Information

Language notes
Sources
Brora 1563 RSS v 1463
Brora x 2 1566 Sutherland Charters 103
Loch Broray c. 1650? Macf. Geog. Coll iii, 102
Loch Brora 1654 Blaeu Map Southerlandia
Brùra Robertson MS359a, 74
G Brùra Watson 2002 (1906), 66
bru:Ra Nancy Dorian (MacKay 1964)
in?r vRu:Ra Nancy Dorian ((MacKay 1964, 7) [lists Inbhir Bhrùra alongside Brùra as if two separate places]
Loch Brora = LoX vRu:Ra Nancy Dorian ((MacKay 1964, 11)
Additional infoBrora River Path ~ Ceum Abhainn Bhrùra
Loch Brora ~ Loch Bhrùra
Brora Links ~ Machair Bhrùra
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