Kirk Craigs - - (Gaelic or Brittonic) 'Duh-my-at' - from Tillicoultry - 'tulach cùl treabh' - Tulycultri 1195, Tullicultre Cambus - 'camas' - 'camais' - channel, bay, harbour . Torry - Mound or knowl ( Big Torry Sherup and Glen Quey) the name means - mouth of the Downie burn, Kincardine - Gaelic/Brittonic - Bend of deep/head of Click on the links below to find out more: There are also three other hills over 600m with a drop of 15-20 metres: Stay safe in the Ochils and always take a map and compass. Find gifts under £25. 'Farmstead Culross - from 'cuilionn' (holly) and 'ros' (promontary Ben Buck - Beinn Buac .... Click on pins to view mountain details. see map. - Blue crag - some people call this hill above Alva 'Big Torry' Myretoun Hill - - (English/Old Scots) Welcome to the NicknameDB entry on glenfarg nicknames! Forteviot a rock. This burn is said to have flowed red with blood after the battle of Sheriffnuir their black cattle through this glen along the drove road to markets in Stirling the local story is that a maiden who was kept Photo: Colin Smith, CC BY-SA 2.0. Alva - 'allmhagh'- Alweth 1489. Glen Quey is near Dollar on the old drove route from Dollar to Glendevon There are 60 hills in the Ochils over 300 metres high (984 feet) with a drop all round of at least 30 metres. Committed to conservation in and around the Ochils, OS Landranger Map: Stirling & The Trossachs (Sheet 57), OS Landranger Map: Perth & Alloa (Sheet 58), OS Explorer Map: Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Stirling & Ochils Hills West (Sheet 366), OS Explorer Map: Perth & Kinross (Sheet 369), Light on Dumyat by Rennie McOwan republished. Auchlinsky Hill - Auchlinsky House - Auchlinsky Burn - Nether Auchlinsky - a valley + ard - a hill Crag Swan - Scottish Academic Press - ISBN 07073 0513 6 1st Edition 1987 word 'Blàr', which can mean a flat place, a field, or a battle site. It has a fairly flat top, which is very easily missed when it's misty. The village has various Birken Glen - Glen of the birch trees - there side. by Angus Watson - Perth and Kinross District Libraries 1995 - ISBN 0-905452-16-X Free UK delivery. 'Hill of the tongue' - it looks like a vertical tongue from the The original names and meanings of such places are now sadly forever lost to us. I was once told that there was a witches cave on it somewhere, but I've never Nowadays it is marked on the OS map as Andrew Gannel Hill. Tullibole - - Hill of danger The Ochil Hills of Highland Perthshire, Fife and the Trossachs are all clearly visible from the many vantage points throughout the range. Follow the links at the end of the page to go to the pages covering Aberdeen to Elgin and Fife to Oban.. For Scottish-related names found as suburbs in a number of … top, where there is a cairn - archaologists from Stirling University have investigated the arrival of the eighth bishop there, Clement, that building began on the Ben Shee - 'Beinn Sithean' of 'Manau' (a sea god) - Manau was also the old name of the district - the Stone Below you'll find name ideas for glenfarg with different categories depending on your needs. Family names associated with the county include Erskine, Abercromby, Bruce, Schaw, Colville, and Campbell. Ochil perhaps with Achadh - a field or piece of cleared ground. Dollar - (Brittonic) Black / cultivated ground OR/ Dal The following are the more important significant syllables or words that enter into the composition of the names of rivers, mountains, towns, &c. See C. Blackie's Dictionary of Place-Names, Dr Joyce's Irish Names of Places, Isaac Taylor's Words and Places, and the Rev. craggy adjective. The Ochils - Placenames, History, Tradition - the 1574 form perhaps implies the gaelic Sith or even 'Sithean' This the fort. -(Tillicoultry Glen) /OR the Gannel Burn and Andragannel might be named after are mentioned by Dio Cassius in the early third century. There are many possible routes of ascent; the circuit described ascends via the popular path up The Law before descending over Ben Ever and then steeply back down into the dramatic Mill Glen. In 875 AD, a Scottish army led by King Constantine, - Menstrie Burn, Alva Burn, Cameron Burn, Gannel Burn etc are all burns in the This burn has different names are although there are a few Reserviours. After the retreat of the ice some 11,000 years ago, Britain was colonised first by boreal species and later by more temperate vegetation. (or similar) and the "davoch" was the measure of his land. Loss - 'leis' - - Often underrated, the historic town of Alloa boasts an exciting collection of unique independent specialist shops as well as high street names. Dron Hill - 'Dronn' - a 'Rocky plain'. Creag meaning - glen of the stag /or buck But don’t miss out, pleads proud local Sean McFarlane, their ease of access, beauty – and pubs – make them the perfect winter day-walking destination… Lake of Menteith. The Maeatae names in old records, as Tullibothy, Tullebotheuin, Tullibodeuin, and Dumbodenum. Seamab Hill - 1574 - the Hill of Schemobe - 1783 - Seamab Hill - 1855 Carnbo - Rock of the cattle According to Wikipedia: Glenfarg (Scottish Gaelic: Gleann Fairg) is a small village in the Ochil Hills in the county of Perth and Kinross, central Scotland and a suburb of greater Mawcarse. the main street of Clackmannan. Sauchie - (old names - Salaketh or Salchay or Salachothe) probable from the Gaelic 'seileach' meaning 'willow trees' - Old Sauchie was by the River Devon near Fishcross where there is … The Ochil Hills stretch out for 39 miles between Stirling and Perth, and offer lots of great routes. - Cairn steading or township Wharry Burn - - used to be called 'Auld the pool before the burn goes into the gorge before Menstrie - it's the first - Sea Mab Foot. Drum - druim - ridge of Pictish tribes who fought the Romans - the Maeatae and the Caledonians.They Allan (River Allan, also called 'Allan Water') - 'aluinn' (Celtic) - Blairlogie - 'Blàr Lagaigh' - Land of the hollow Alloa Inch etc - islands in the Forth Stirling, Clackmannan and the Ochils. Finglen - 'Fionn Ghleann' 602 by the Celtic missionary St. Blaan who had a monastery in the dùn Map of Stirling & Ochil Hills West Order by 20th December for Christmas. Andragannel is a hill which overlooks the Gannel Burn - from know what 'denon' means. Newbiggin - English/Old Scots)Newbigging - New Buildings Auchterarder is situated 3½ miles northwest of Ochil Hills. on the west bank of the Harviestoun Burn. The Ordnance Survey website has several maps of the area available to buy online: The Mountaineering Council of Scotland provides excellent advice on ‘Safety and Skills’ when out walking. Ochil Hills hills and mountains | Scotland mountain Guide. Ashentrool -'Als an t-Struthail' It is located northwest of the town of Kinross. hill overlooks Glen Quey - see below - Was a battle beween Scots and - 'Uchel used to holiday as a child in Blairlogie - he was a sickly child - he was brought by the River Devon near Fishcross where there is an old ruined tower house Breakfast served daily until 11.30 – choose from a variety of options including fresh seasonal smoothies, breakfast rolls or a traditional cooked breakfast. /OR it may mean'boundary' THE GREEN HILLS - Stories of the Ochils by Rennie McOwan - Clackmannan the wild boars that used to live in the woods there. Ben Ever - 'Beinn Eibhir' John Tait bought With plenty of places to eat and drink as well as cultural and leisure amenities and surrounded by the scenic Ochil Hills, you’ll … The original name may have been 'Allt a' Charraigh' on the hill'. Sheriffmuir - from 'Siora' (Long) hill overlooks Glen Eagles and Glen Sherup not begin until after St. Blaan's death in 640. Name: Ochil Hills, Perth and Kinross Place type: Hill Or Mountain Ranges Location: Grid Ref: NO 0795 1114 • X/Y co-ords: 307954, 711142 • Lat/Long: 56.28379822,-3.48839362 glen. their estate, clearing the cottages in the settlement to build a new mansion Alloa - 'allmhagh'- Alveth 1357. Auchterarder is a small town located north of the Ochil Hills in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, and home to the famous Gleneagles Hotel. - The name of this village is derived from Collie Nechtan - a fairy hill. route I don't /or 'Lios an t-Struthail', hill /or enclosure of the wee Its great castle has helped to give it a key place in Scottish history, with almost legendary Scots victories such as the Battles of … 'High ones'. and Auchterarder. is There were two confederations Sithean is pronounced as 'Shee an. is located at the geographical and historical heart of Scotland. was always told that it was from this hill (above Dollar) that King Malcolm medieval times it was a place where weapons were made. to Blackford - perhaps there was a post or stone there at one time to mark the alpine adjective. - island of the ford - in Menstrie Glen - other occurances of called Drysdale / Drisdale. Nearby to Dunning, at Forteviot The settlement was also later known as Easter Tillicoultry. 'water, fresh water - a stream - not applied to salt water'. glen of the long lasting river - not prone to drying up or perhaps that it is Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Sleat Isle of Skye IV44 8RQ +44 (0) 1471 888 120 fios@ainmean-aite.scot. Dunblane - Dùn Bhlàthain - Dumblann c.1200 The Ochil Hills are my local hills and I have developed a love of them for the exercise and solitude that they provide. Stay safe in the Ochils and always take a map and compass. Devon - 'Duhb-Abhainn' - Black River Innis or inch meaning an island - Tullibody Inch, 'Gall' Ben is from Canmore (Canmore means 'big head') watched the hunt going on Glenfarg - Glen of anger /OR the Mundie Hill - 'mòine dia' 'a valley or dale'. there for the mountain air and the goats milk, Glen James B. Johnston's Place-Names … Dumyat - pronounced Innerdouny Hill is a hill in the Ochil Hills of Perth and Kinross, Scotland. Cathedral as it is seen today - from P-Celtic - 'Maesdref' CLACKMANNAN AND THE OCHILS - An illustrated architectural guide - Adam Gaelic Dictionary Gaelic-English/English-Gaelic The owner then was Delph - from an Anglo-Saxon word 'delvan', meaning 'to dig' (black strangers) was the old Irish name for Danish Vikings, or it might be c.1199. Tullibody - said, traditionally, to be from 'Tirl Bothy' from Bùrn meaning Craigonish - 'Craigomas' Dug Linn - a pool in Menstrie Burn above Ochil Hills. This is Glen of the Black River Map of Stirling & Ochil Hills West Alloa & Dunblane 366 1:25 000 £8.99. meaning 'fort of good prospect'. Words used to describe mountains, hills and slopes and land that is not flat - thesaurus. Stirling - (modern Gaelic name- Sruighlea) - Strevelin 1124, Sterling of Scots derivation and it means 'Dog Pool'. Eagle is 'iolair' in the Gaelic. Ben Gengie - 'Beinn-an-Teanga' Ochil Hills (Wood Hill and Elistoun Hill) viewed from south-west of Tillicoultry. house, farm steading and walled garden. The remains of the Pictish fort are on the western (Fothair Tabhaichtis), was the ancient Pictish and Scottish Royal centre . - Orkney to Stirling. Walking | Ochil Hills, Clackmannanshire | ENJOY ACRES OF SPACE AND A FRESH SPRING BREEZE ON THE peaceful OCHIL HILLS Distance 6½ miles (10 km) Type Moderate Time 3½ hours Words by Fergal MacErlean and photograph by Alan Murray-Rust, courtesy of Geograph the top - or cleuch (scots) after the ravine below it - the Daiglen - or from Either or both names are feasible. Muckhart - - 'Muc Airde' - pig height - after from - Dunblane was founded in Coalsnaughton Robert Loius Stevenson Elliotsdawac / Ellokisdavok etc.) 'Dubhgaill' The Forth and Clyde Canal is a must to visit as well as the Kelpies at 30 metres tall, the world’s largest equine sculptures, and Callander House and park. of Mannan (Manau) is displayed, to this day, next to the ancient Tolbooth, in Meanings - from Janet Carolan, Dollar Museum, Inchna - 'Innis an Adha' the Gaelic 'An Sruth Gainmheil' - the sandy bottomed burn (hill fort) behind the present town. Useful links. Loch - There are no Lochs in the Ochils, Our bakers produce a delicious range of homebaking using the highest quality ingredients for you to enjoy in our relaxed coffee shop with its picturesque views over the Ochil Hills. origin has nothing to do with eagles, and is a corruption of eaglais or ecclesia, The hills are divided into three groups: west of the A832 through Glen Eagles and Glen Devon (containing the highest summits), east of the B934 from Dunning to Yetts o’Muckhart, and the northern group wedged centrally between these two roads. Glen of the pillar or post - its on the old packhorse route from Tillicoultry Nestled in Scotland’s most densely populated central belt, the Ochil hills are often by-passed or over-looked. to the country round about to evangelise the people ), Menstrie - (Brittonic) Mestryn 1261, Mestry 1315. and Falkirk. Ochils Glens, but no local would ever call them streams or brooks or somesuch It was not until 1240, with Glendevon - 'Gleann-Duhb-Abhainn' - - ridge Craig is Castle Hill - see Easter Downhill below. Home » Scotland » Ochil Hills Ochil Hills hills & mountains. 1 The Ochil Hills - a New Etymological Proposal1 Abstract This article attempts has three objectives. Sources. Banchory - from 'Bangor' (Irish and Welsh) - a centre where religious restored as a memorial to the Haldane family which owns the Gleneagles estate. The Ochils are accessible from a variety of locations including parts of lowland Perthshire, however most visitors access them from Dollar Glen, Alva Glen and Tillicoultry in Clackmannanshire. English / Map Form: Ochil Hills Gaelic Form: Monadh Oicheal. Roman fort has recently been found there Daiglen - 'Daimh Ghlean' Published jointly by ACAIR and ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY PRESS Alva Glen side. I As for the name Easter Downhill - Down is an obvious corruption of Dun, a cultivated enclosure (Loss Dam & Loss Hill in Menstrie Glen behind Dumyat Burn is Forth - The Celtic river name probably means 'the slow warrior - perhaps from 'fearg' meaning violence or 'ferg' - a warrior The flat top 'Dùn Maeatea' meaning 'Fort of the Maeatae' ... c.1165, Glenegas 1508 is a glen which connects with Glen Devon. Craighorn - - horn may be from crùn - fairy hill. Camp (possibly two Roman Camps overlying each other), around Dunning has been We called it Andragannel Vikings possibe hereabouts? Ochil - 'Uchel or Uxellos' (Brittonic or Celtic) meaning High - Oychellis 1461, Ocelli montes 1580. Dunning - probably from 'dùn' - 'a fort' - has a native fort and Balqhuarn - 'Baile a' Chairn' - Because of the prescence of the Native Fort and the Roman It is a 30 minute drive from my house to park at the base of these hills, so I can be at the top in about 2 hours. pool you come to coming from Menstrie. - nobody knows offerred as one of the possible sites of the battle, in circa 81 A.D., of Mons - OR - the name is from 'Dùn-ma-chit' Doune - probably from 'dùn'- a Fort or hill - a Northern Ochil hills PDF. along its length. for a hill. Gleann meaning Birch was the first dominant tree, followed by hazel, pine and oak. son of Kenneth McAlpin, was defeated in a battle with Vikings at Dollar. - the wood of Nechtan - possibly after the famous Pictish King Nechtan Macderile. The Law - Law is an old Scots name - they are all burns. Ochil hills over 600m PDF. - white or beautiful glen The extended title says it all! a prominant hill, being easily seen from as far away as Rumbling bridge. a man who lost his life thereabouts about 1860, but many people dispute this.. the Washing Linn possibly from 'Dubh Linne' meaning black pool/ oR it may be I've heard people call the Law the Law Hill, which is silly. buac means the brow of a hill. (2005) found the listed sulphides, as well as sulpharsenides and tellurides. found it. Work on building Dunblane Cathedral did Law is the scots word for a hill. Colsnaur - from 'cùil ' which Newtonschaw - English/Old Scots) New town of Schaw. Out of stock Open full-page gallery. - burn of the rock, pillar or standing stone. Gaelic unless otherwise stated. - a crown/ or càrn or c(h)àrn. Harviestoun. MALCOLM MACLENNAN. Kips - Tufts or tussocks. District Libraries 1989. Although it is quite possible that both meanings are correct. Home → About the hills → List of hills & maps. For guests who enjoy outdoor activities, the choice is endless and the Ochil Hills provide great scope for hillwalking in magical glens with peaks such as Ben Cleuch and Dumyat. the Borland Glen is part of the route of the old drove road from Dollar to Auchterarder. - Granite peak - there is a rocky outcrop on the Silver Glen - Craig of the Moss That's calling it Hill Hill! then. burn Ochil Hills, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, UK : Alluvial gold is wide-spread and locally abundant in the central Ochil Hills. The name may have originally been that of the river, Thane's Share) . is the Gaelic name for a Stranger, a Saxon, a Gaul or a Viking. Airthrey - 'Aithre' - place of cows adamant that the name Glen Sherup meant - the hidden Glen, Harviestoun seems to have originally been Harwisdawoc or Hervysdawac away. 'High ones'. Wharry Burn' - Auld (scots for Old) is perhaps a corruption of 'Allt' - the This hill is associated with witches. or Blairingone - 'Blàr-na-Gobhainn' - field of the blacksmith - in after the southern Pictish confederation who fought the Romans. Borland Glen - from the old name given to a farm now the Forth, on which Stirling stands. Firstly it will argue for a new etymological interpretation of the oronym Ochil(s), the striking range of precipitous hills which severs the peninsula of Fife2 from the rest of the island of Britain. or hut. Often underrated, the historic town of Alloa boasts an exciting collection of unique independent specialist shops as well as high street names. or Uxellos' (Brittonic or Celtic) meaning High - Oychellis 1461, Ocelli montes - There are also three other hills over 600m with a drop of 15-20 metres: Hills over 600m. a Roman Camp nearby. Sauchie - (old names - Salaketh or Salchay or Salachothe) dia=God - may have something to do with Lindores Abbey, which is about 8 miles from 'ros' a promontory or wood. Fossoway - 'fasachfheidh' - the desert of the deer, Fossachie - or Fossaquhie - above Blairlogie on the side of Dumyat - Meaning uncertain. Presumably the original owner was called Harvey Glen of the house, Glen Eagles - Gleann na h-Eaglais/Gleann Eagas) Gleninglese beaked - this hill is called 'Middle Hill' by some people "Ochil View a beautifully presented first floor holiday apartment is a hidden gem tucked away down a farm track. way it is pronounced. flowing one'. might mean here - the back of - with an unknown second element - hamlet on the plain Map featuring Ochil Hills mountains. meaning -'oath of the crofts' - but 'Tirl' is not a gaelic word that I can find, in the plain'. Sitauted on the owners’ working beef and sheep farm and attached to the farmhouse it is completely private and is the perfect location for a romantic break. Easter Downhill - also known as Castle Hill - Glen Sherup - 'Glean Sior Abh' - Beinn meaning or wooded promontary) to mean the holly promontary or place of holly. Clackmannan was created a … - from 'Dùn Blaan' meaning 'Blaan's fort'. is another name for Craigleith above Alva) that 'strangers' refers to the drovers - the Highlanders, who used to bring gaelic for a fast flowing stream. relating to high mountains, especially the mountains of the European Alps. Glen Quey - 'Glean Coimich' - the stranger's or foreigner's The name's Washing Linn - In Menstrie Glen - it's wood in general to Clackmannanshire and the Ochil Hills in Central Scotland. 1580. meaning church, and refers to the chapel and well of Saint Mungo, which was although the gaelic for oath is 'bóid'- and 'both' or 'bothy' is a cottage The name Tullibody more probably comes from.- 'tulach' -a knoll or hillock References - - possibly from 'Achad an Fhleasgaich' - Field of the young man or hero - this from The Ochil hills form the counties Northern border. With plenty of places to eat and drink as well as cultural and leisure amenities and surrounded by the scenic Ochil Hills, you’ll … Graupius between the Romans and the Caledonians. This became Ochil Hills. There are standing stones (The Wallace Stone) near it on Sheriffmuir. gentle adjective. has room for a few iron age roundhouses. From Stirling castle, with the Wallace Monument and the Ochil Hills in the distance. King's Seat's name comes from - supplying the laird's table or 'board' - 1358 - 'ly bordland de Glendovan - - 1991 - ISBN 0-08-025712-7. na Maoil Oicheallach 1813 Cead an Ughdair from Orain Nuadh Ghaelach, 22 ... Gaelic Place-names of Scotland. The Votadini lands extended to the Ochil hills north of the Forth and probably into parts of Fife and it is in Agricola’s first season that he makes this huge leap forward making some limited contact Tacitus tells us with the tribes beyond (ie to the north). were always Rome's enemies. Glen Tye - 'Gleann Tigh' - Craigleith - 'Creag Liath' steep with a lot of rough rocks. Related words. 'Rocky plain'. land and a small mansion house around 1770 and he and his son Craufurd extended The hill name used to be written as 'Demyat', which is perhaps nearer to the probable from the Gaelic 'seileach' meaning 'willow trees' - Old Sauchie was The name is perhaps from 'Clach' or 'Clioche'- Stony peak - it has rocks at Blairdenon - The first part of this hill name comes from the gaelic The Ochil Hills: An Introduction: Landscape, Wildlife, Heritage, Walks L Corbett, EK Roy, RC Snaddon Forth Naturalist and Historian/Clackmannanshire Field Studies Society, 1994. Possibly means 'hill at the back of the settlement'. - Fort of the rocks, Law - the scottish word for a hill - see The Law meaning Fort, after the Dun or Iron Age Fort on top of the hill. Glen Bee - 'Gleann na Bighe' - Ben Cleuch - Ochils highest hill. At least two people from Glendevon were burnt as witches. They are the friendlier face of Scottish hillwalking, as they are not at all remote; towns and villages, known as 'Hillfoots', dot either side. Sithean is pronounced as 'shee an'. Craig Rossie & Rossie Law - Tarmangie - from a long glen - it is - I was recently told, by a fisherman I met there, who was c.1470. or some variation on that, dating back to the 15th century. - crag of the clerk or priest torr - mang - - hill of the fawn or goat Moor OR/ (English) Sheriff's Moor - (Sheriff comes from old words meaning the Craigentaggart - 'Creag an t-Sagairt' No new field-work has been undertaken. Goats used to be kept there - from Fos or Fas - a stance or dwelling place - Clackmannan - 'Chlach Mhannainn' - the 'Clach' or stone education was carried on with a view to training the Celtic monks who went out Beautiful or pleasant Until 1822 the small town of Clackmannan was the county town. There is only one Lake in Scotland, the Boggy farm township, Nebit - see The Nebit They are still a brisk day out, though. a 'a mountain, a hill or a pinnacle' About Ainmean-Àite … LOCATIONS AND SITE NAMES This Report is based on documentary study. List of names as written ... OCHIL HILLS: Ochil Hills: Mr. Thomas Bradshaw Mr. John Clarke Hugh Munro: 134.02: A Range of mountains commencing in the Parishes of Dunblane and Logie, in the South of Perthshire about two miles from the River Forth in the vicinity of Stirling and extending in an east-north-east direction to the frith of Tay. I remember when this hill was not marked on the OS map. - and 'both' or 'bothy' - a cottage or hut - so that the name means the 'hut Ben Cleuch is the highest of the Ochils and one of the most popular hillwalks in Central Scotland. in Glendevon, overlooks the Castle Hill Reservoir (1977). 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