Applecross Placenames Project


Gaelic name: Uirigh Ruadh

Name in Original Source: Uirigh Ruadh

English meaning: Red ledge

Placename feature: Arable land

Notes: This is a piece of ground situated to the south, and slightly higher than the level, of Tigh a' Ghrian in Lower Toscaig, and somewhere above Lochan a' Chatha (q.v.). It was ... a small shelf-like affair according to Rhoda Cameron whose family cultivated it. (Dwelly's Gaelic dictionary gives 'uirigh-creige' as meaning a shelf of rock.) Source - Rhoda Cameron, 27/12/2000

W. J. Watson's notes:

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Feature Co-ordinates: 57.375,-5.813

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