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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
COIRE COINGHILL Coire Coingheil
Coire Coingheil
Coire Coingheil
Rev. [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan
Peter Turner
Colin MacKay
010 An extensive dell in the side of "Ben Chaorach," extending from one extremity to the other for nearly a mile. Several streams flow over it and unite at its foot. It is very steep but not generally rocky. It derives its name from the violent manner in which the wind sweeps round it.
SHEILING BURN Sheiling Burn Rev. [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan
Peter Turner
Colin MacKay
010 A good stream bearing its name from the junction of two streams at the foot of "Coire Coingheil". In its course it passes two ruins three quarters of a mile apart and falls into "Luss Water" a mile below "Gleann-na-Caorruinn.

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Co [County] Dumbarton

[Below entry for Coire Coinghill:]
"Coire, (G. [Gaelic]). A mountain dell, a hollow between surrounded
with hills.
Coingheil, from Coingheall, A whirlpool; vortex;
a violent agitation, (G. [Gaelic]).

gen. sing. [genitive singular] Coinghill

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