Applecross Placenames Project


This database contains all the place names so far mapped for the Applecross peninsula. Please note that some names refer to off-shore features such as reefs, or even to metaphysical features such as fishing marks. Some names currently appear only in the database: this is because they have not had a location fixed. In other words, we know of, or have sources for, these names – we just don’t know exactly where they were.

Search the database by name, keyword or by A-V.
By clicking on a name in the database, you will get the Gaelic orthography, English translation, geographical or informational notes, co-ordinates and so on. The link will take you to the Google map so you can see the name in its location.

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Total Records Found: 1038, showing 10 per page
Name in Original SourceGaelic nameEnglish meaning
A' Ghlac Glac, [A' Ghlac] The hollow
A' Phairc Pairc [A' Phairc] The park
A' Phoit Poit [A' Phoit] The pot/cauldron
Abhainn Dearg Abhainn Dearg Red river
Abhainn nan Lùb Abhainn nan Lùb River of the bends
Acarsaid Acarsaid Anchorage (or Crowlin Harbour)
Ach' a' Choirce Ach' a' Choirce Oat field
Achadh an Àird Mòir Achadh an Àird Mhòir Field of the Big Headland
Achadh Beag Achadh Beag Little (outby) field
Achadh Iain Thormoid Achadh Iain Thormoid Iain Thormoid's Outby Field