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Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba - Gaelic Place-Names of Scotland - Database
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English namePrestwick
Gaelic namePreastabhaig
Genitive formPhreastabhaig

Location and type of place name

LocationSouth Ayrshire
Local authoritySouth Ayrshire ~ Siorrachd Àir a Deas
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Ayrshire ~ Siorrachd Àir
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Postcode areaKA8
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNS346240
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
ecclesiam de Prestwic 1227 Reg. Glasg. 143
prestwic Reg. Glasg. 1228 146
++see also reg de Passalet and Pulprestwic there, evidence for Gaelic use of the name?
Additional infoPrestwick Airport ~ Port-adhair Eadar-nàiseanta Phreastabhaig Prestwick Town (station) ~ Baile Phreastabhaig
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