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English nameRosehearty
Gaelic nameRos Abhartaich
MeaningAbhartach's headland

Location and type of place name

LocationMoray
Local authorityMoray ~ Moireibh
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Moray ~ Moireibh
Topographical feature type
Post townFRASERBURGH
Postcode areaAB43
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNJ931676
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG ros ~ headland; Àbhartach ~ personal name
Element type

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Language notes 
Sources“…Abhartach, whence the name of the Irish sept hUi Abartaich (Rawl. B. 502, 159 b), appears in Rossawarty, 1508 (RMS), ‘ Abhartach’s cape,’ now Roshearty near Fraserburgh.” Watson 1926, 236-7
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