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English nameTarbat Ness
Gaelic nameRubha Thairbeirt
Meaningpromontory of Tarbat

Location and type of place name

LocationEaster Ross, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Ross and Cromarty ~ Ros is Cromba
Old geographical areaEaster Ross
Topographical feature typeHeadland ~ Rubha
Post townTAIN
Postcode areaIV20
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNH949878
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG rubha ~ promontory; tairbeart ~ isthmus
Element type

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesG rudha Thairbeirt: Watson 1904, 45
Rubha Thairbeirt: Dwelly
Tarbat Ness was of old Ardterbert, now Rubha Thairbeirt.: Watson 1926, 498

Please see Tarbat for additional information
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