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English nameBarcaldine
Gaelic nameAm Barra-Calltainn
Meaninghazel summit

Location and type of place name

Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature type
Post townOBAN
Postcode areaPA37
OS sheet number376
OS grid referenceNM961416
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG masc. nom. sg. def. art. am (before labials) + nom. sg bàrr, masc. ‘summit’ + gen. pl? calltainn, masc. ‘hazel’
Element type

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notes
Am Bàrra-calltuinn 1912 Dwelly
Am Barra Calltuinn Robertson Collection MS368, 75
am bàrr-calltuinn Potts 2001, 30
Bàrr a’ Challtainn JM
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