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
Airdban Àird Bhàn, An White point/headland
Airidh Àirigh, An The Shieling
Airidh Alasdair Àirigh Alasdair Alasdair's shieling
Airidh Mheadhan Àirigh Mheadan, An Middle shieling
Airidh-drishaig Àirigh Dhriseach, An Bramble or thorny shieling; Shieling of the brambles
Allt Loch a' Chaoruinn Allt Loch a' Chaorainn Stream of the loch of the rowan
Allt a' Choire Ghuirm Bhig Allt a' Choire Ghuirm Bhig Stream of the little blue corrie
Allt a' Chamain Allt a' Chamain Stream of the little bend (?)
Allt a' Chaoruinn Allt a' Chaorainn Stream of the rowan
Allt a' Chinn Ghairbh Allt a' Chinn Ghairbh Stream of the rough head (hill)