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English nameAcharacle
Gaelic nameÀth Tharracail
MeaningTarracal's (Torcall's) ford

Location and type of place name

LocationLochaber, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Ardnamurchan
County post 1891
Old geographical areaSunart
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townACHARACLE
Postcode areaPH36
Relevant main roadsA861
OS sheet number390
OS grid referenceNM679677
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG àth ~ ford; Tarracal (Torcall) ~ personal name
Element typepersonwater associated (except marsh)

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. àth masc., ‘ford’ + gen. sg. lenited of G Tarracal (Torcall), masc. personal name.
Sources
Acharachle 1820 Thomson
Àth Tharracaill Dwelly 1912
Atharracail Dieckhoff, 181
Ath Tharracail Mac an Tàilleir 2003
Ath Tharracail previous signage
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