List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Clochdhu Hill
Clochdhu Hill
Mr Donald McNicol Gamekeeper
Mr William Clark Gamekeeper
Mr James Beattie Nethertown
Estate Plan
Mr John Begg. Badenyon
050 A conspicuous eminence, known by this name, but sometimes called Clashdhuie. but, as the name applies to the Summit, which is dotted over with rocks. boulders, and cropping stones, &c the name "Clochdhuie," would Seem to be the correct one.
Altsowen Hill
Altsowen Hill
Mr Donald McNicol
Mr William Clark
Mr John Begg
Estate Plan
050 A Conspicuous eminence So Called from the adjacent Burn of this name.
ALLT SÙGHAIN Altsowen Burn
Altsowen Burn
Altsowen Burn
Mr Donald McNicol
Mr William Clark
Mr John Begg.
050 A Small Stream known by this name. flowing in a westerly direction from its source till it joins the Clashwalloch Burn

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Parish of Glenbucket

[Note beside "Clachdubh Hill"]
should be written in Correct Gaelic
Clach, Cloiche Cloich, A stone; A certain; A certain weight. Clach stone,
Dubh. Duibhe. adj. [adjective] Black, dark; sad, mournful.

[Note beside "Allt Sùghain Hill"]
Allt A mountain stream
Sowen. The paste employed by weavers for stiffening their yarn in working
The name Allt-sowen is altogether Gaelic There is no part of it Broad Scotch.

[Note beside "Allt Sùghain"]
Sowens Porridge. Pottage made of cold sowens, by mixing meal with them while on the fire (Jamieson)
Sowen A mispelling of Sughan or Subhan
subhan Juice sap, Thin sowens
sughan Thin sowen. - It may be the plural of Sugh a berry i.e. Allt Sughain The stream of the berries

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