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English nameTollie
Gaelic nameTollaidh
Meaninghole-place

Location and type of place name

LocationBlack Isle & Mid-Ross
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Ross and Cromarty ~ Ros is Cromba
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townMUIR OF ORD
Postcode areaIV6
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNH505513
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG tollaidh ~ hole-place
Element type

External Resources

OS maps
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. masc. tollaidh, ‘hole-place’ (toll + locative suffix -aidh)
Sources
Tolle 1565 RMS iv no. 1618
terras de Tollie 1595 RMS iv no. 343
terris de Tollie 1622 Retours (Ross and Cromarty) no. 62
Tolle 1632 RMS iii no. 2737
Tollie 1638 Retours (Ross and Cromarty) no. 87
Tollie 1641 RPS [A164/7/37]
Tollie 1644 RMS ix no. 1568
Tolle 1652 RMS x no. 8
Tollie 1670 Retours (Ross and Cromarty) no. 127
Tollie (vel Towie) 1673 Retours (Ross and Cromarty) no. 130
Tollie 1697 Retours (Ross and Cromarty) no. 162
G. Tollaidh, Place of the Holes Watson 1904, 73
Tollaidh Mac an Tàilleir
Additional infoThis is a local name, no longer appearing on OS maps. As to the existence of an article, Watson gives Coire Thollaidh and Braigh Thollaidh for Cor Tollie and Braetollie respectively. For this site and others mentioned in Watson, the article is never given
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