Applecross Placenames Project


Gaelic name: Càrnaich [A' Chàrnaich]

Name in Original Source: A' Chàrnaich

English meaning: Cairn place/Place of cairns

Placename feature: Woodland

Notes: Nowadays referred to as Carnach or even Carnach Woodland, this was a pasture area. The cairns are presumably clearance cairns, although another possible derivation is The stony place suggesting an area that was already stony ground to begin with. It appears as a wooded pasture on William Roy's military map of the post-Culloden period.

W. J. Watson's notes:

Map name appears in: Does not appear on maps

Feature Co-ordinates: 57.428847,-5.815066

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