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OS1/9/3/40

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BEINN A' MHANAICH Ben a' Mhanaich
Ben a' Mhanaich
Ben a' Mhanaich
Ben a' Mhanaich
Finnart Hill
Rev. [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan, Arroquhar
Donald Sinclair, Firken
Colin McKay, Gleann na Caorruinn
Peter Turner, Auchengavin
New Statistical Account
009 A mountain, on the western boundary of the Parish of Luss, which rises 2300 feet above the level of the sea. Its top is formed of two distinct knolls with a considerable hollow between them. Its North end is composed of a broken precipice which, to look at from the bottom, seems to be almost perpendicular, and is quite inaccessible. It bears a minor feature, ("Ben Bhreachd"), on its western slope. The name signifies the Monk's Mountain.
BEINN BHREAC Ben Bhreachd Rev. [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan, Arroqquhar
Donald Sinclair, Firken
Colin McKay, Gleann na Caorruinn
Peter Turner, Auchengavin
New Statistical Account
009 A name signifying the Mottled Mountain applied to an irregular shaped hill on the Western slope of "Ben a' Mhanaich" and considerably lower than that mountain.

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Co [County] Dumbarton

[Below entry for Beinn a' Mhanaich:]
Corrected at O.S.O [Ordnance Survey Office]
Glasgow
"Ben" from "Beinn or Beann, A mountain, A hill
"Mhanaich", from Manach. A Monk, A recluse.

[Below entry for Beinn Bhreac:]
Ben, as above
"Bhreachd" from "Breac", Spotted, speckled &c.
Beinn Bhreac written on plan
at O.S.O. [Ordnance Survey Office] Glasgow

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