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English nameScourie
Gaelic nameSgobhairigh
Meaningshed shieling

Location and type of place name

LocationSutherland, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Sutherland ~ Cataibh
Topographical feature type
Post townLAIRG
Postcode areaIV27
OS sheet number445
OS grid referenceNC157445
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaning
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External Resources

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Further Information

Language notes
SourcesSkowrie moire, Skowrie beg 1654 Blaeu map Northern Scotland

‘Scourie N., Skorrie’ MacKay 1889, 59
Sgobhairigh Watson 2002 (1906), 70
Sgoghairigh: Henderson 1910, 154
Sco-airidh: Robertson
Additional infoScourie Peatroad ~ Rathad-mòine Sgobhairigh
Scourie Headland ~ Rubha Sgobhairigh
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