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English nameMansefield Street
Gaelic nameSràid Achadh a’ Mhansa
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationPartick, Glasgow
Local authorityGlasgow City ~ Baile Ghlaschu
Parish post 1891
County post 1891City of Glasgow ~ Baile Ghlaschu
Topographical feature typeRoad/Track ~ (Frith)Rathad
Post townGLASGOW
Postcode areaG11
OS sheet number342
OS grid referenceNS5566
Type of nameStreet ~ Sràid

Elements

Element meaningG sràid ~ 'street'; achadh ~ 'field'; mansa ~ 'manse'
Element typereligiontopography

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Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. sràid fem. 'street' + nom. sg. achadh masc. 'field' + gen. sg. masc. def. art. a' + gen. sg. mansa masc. 'manse'
SourcesThis is on record since 1890s. This probably relates to the Church on the other side of Dumbarton Road or another in Dowanvale. The Gaelic Books Council uses this form and as such is the only established Gaelic name in the area.
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