Glen Lyon - Gallin, Fortingall, Perthshire

Places

Fortingall

Fortingall:
  • Kirkton of Fortingall, Tullichmullin and Balnald

    Fartairchill - "Escarpment Church". The Kirkton of Fortingall is a small village that lies in a vale where the River Lyon exits the Glen Lyon and intersects with Fearnan - a gap leading to Loch Tay. It sits on the east bank of a small stream. Also spelled as Fothergill in older records. On the opposite bank is Glen Lyon House, originally called Tullichmullin or Tulach a' Mhuilinn - "The Hillock of the Mill". The farm and mill on the west bank is called Balnald - "The farm of the steams".

  • Artrasgairt

    "High light". A farm on the east bank of the River Lyon north of Culdamore.

  • Fandin - Fandui - Findowie

    Fandufuith - "dark, black slope". A sheep fold/sheiling that used to be above and north upstream of the Kirkton of Fortingall.

  • Culdarmore

    "Large back-water". A farm/estate on the west side of the River Lyon across from Fortingall.

  • Croftgarrow/Croftgarbh

    "Rough Croft". A farm/estate on the west side of the River Lyon across from Fortingall.

  • Melmont

    "Mill of the hill". A Farm south of the River Lyon southwest of the Kirkton of Fortingall.

  • Tynayere

    "House of the Yew tree". A Farm south of the River Lyon adjacent to Melmont.

  • Achtar

    "Upper part". Farms south of the River Lyon - Wester and Easter.

  • Culdarbeg

    "Little back-water". A farm/estate south of the River Lyon.

  • Cromrar

    "Crooked haugh". A farm mid-Fearnan.

  • Balnacraig

    "Town of the rock". A farm east of Fortingall.

  • Tomnacroich

    "Gallows hill". A farm east of Balnacraig near the River Lyon.

  • Duneaves

    "The saint's house". A farm on the south bank of the River Lyon across from Balnacriag. Named aster being the residence of St. Ciaran.

  • Garth House

    "Enclosure". An estate along the River Lyon

  • Drumcharry

    "Ridge of the waterfront". Farms and crofts east of Garth.

  • Nether Blarish

    "Lower plain". Farms and crofts west of Keltney Burn.

  • Upper Blarish

    "Upper plain". Farms and crofts west of Keltney Burn.

  • Milton of Keltney

    "Stream of the hard river". A mill town along the Keltney Burna north of the River Lyon.

  • Balknock

    "Town end". A farm adjacent to Milton Keltney.

  • Litigan

    Farms north of Milton Keltney.

  • Garth

    "Enclosure". Farms at the north end of Keltney Burn.

  • Inchgarth

    "Island Enclosure". Farms at the north end of Keltney Burn.

Glen Lyon:
  • Blackcroft - Woodend

    A croft on the north side of the River Lyon at the east end of the Glen in a wooded area where the River Lyon empties into the vale around Fortingall.

  • Chesthill or Chestle

    "Terraced meadow". A farm/estate on the north side of the River Lyon near the east end of the Glen. Owned from the 1500s to around 1726 by Clan Campbell before being sold to James Menzies of Culdares.

  • Balyntyre

    "House of the carpenter". A farm on the north side of the River Lyon west of Chesthill.

  • Carnbane

    "Gray cairn". Farms - Carnbanebeg - "Little Carnbane" and Carnbanemore - "Big Carnbane" - on the north side of the River Lyon. Carnbane Castle to the east of the farms was built around 1564 by Red Duncan Campbell. It was a fortified hall. It was burned by McDonalds of Glencoe around 1600.

  • Invervar

    "The mouth at the top of the river". Farms - Wester and Easter - on the north side of the River Lyon.

  • Dericambus

    "Channel of the oak grove". Farms on the south side of the River Lyon across from Carmbane.

  • Ruskich

    "Marshy Place". A Farm on the north side of the River Lyon west of Invervar across from Invernian.

  • Lagganacha

    "Hollow". A Farm on the north side of the River Lyon between Slatich and Ruskich.

  • Slatich

    "Place of the wand". Farms - Wester and Easter - on the north side of the River Lyon.

  • Craigeanie

    "Rock of ". A farm on the north side of the River Lyon west of Slatich.

  • Camusvrachan

    "Harbour of the Bhrachain". Farms with a school and church on the north side of the River Lyon on the stream Bhrachain.

  • Aird

    "Height". A farm on the north side of the River Lyon across from Roroyere.

  • Bruach

    "The bank". A farm on the north side of the River Lyon east of Innerwick.

  • Balinloan

    "Town of the meadow". A farm on the north side of the River Lyon east of Innerwick.

  • Innerwick

    "Confluence of the Bhuic". A small village/farm on the north side of the River Lyon on the stream Bhuic.

  • Craigelig

    Creag nan Eildeag - "Rock of the dear trap". A small farm on the south side of the River Lyon across from Innerwick.

  • Kerrowmore

    "Big Iron or stone". Also known as Kerrowclach - "Stoney Quarter". A small farm on the south side of the River Lyon across southwest of Innerwick. A mine existed at one time to the south of the farm.

  • Bridge of Balgie

    "Windy Town". A small village/farm originally on the south side of the River Lyon and presently on the north side.

  • Milton Eonan

    Bail a Mhuilinn Iainan - "Mill town of St. Eonan". A small mill on the south side of the River Lyon across southwest of the Bridge of Balgie on the stream of Mhuilinn.

  • Meggernie

    Machair-reidh - "The smooth plain". A castle and keep first erected by the McGregors in the 15th century prior to the estate becoming a residence of the Campbells in 1603.

  • Gallin

    "The elbow". A farm and saw mill on the north side of the elbow of the River Lyon west of Meggernie on the stream Gualainn.

  • Moar

    Eas Mor - "Great Cataract". Two farms - Wester and Easter on the east side of elbow of the River Lyon.

  • Ross

    "Promontory". A farm on the west side of elbow of the River Lyon across from Moar.

  • Lochs

    "Lakes". A farm/estate in between Loch Daimh and Loch Giorra to the west and upstream from Ross.

  • Kenknock

    "End of the knoll". A farm on the west side of the River Lyon across from Wester Moar.

  • Stronuich

    "Stones or point of the nail or foxes". A farm on the south side of the River Lyon.

  • Dalchiorlich

    "Haugh of squirrels". A farm on the south side of the River Lyon across from Cashlie.

  • Cashlie

    Caislidh - "Place of the stone fort". A farm on the north side of the River Lyon across from Dalchiorlich.

  • Pubil - Camuslai

    Phubil - "The tent", Camuslai - "The hook of the mountain or mound". Pubil is a sheep farm on the north side of the River Lyon west of Cashlie. Camuslai or Sithean Camuslai is a fairy mound with a tower ruin across a stream from Pubil. Camuslai was also the older name for the farm.

  • Lubreoch

    "The brown bend". A farm on the south side of the River Lyon immediately west of Pubil.

  • Coirchraovie

    "The ravine of warriors". A farm on the north side of the River Lyon west of Pubil. Now submerged in Loch Lyon.

  • Sheanvore

    "Big old?". A sheep fold/sheiling on the north side of the River Lyon east of Tullich. Now submerged in Loch Lyon.

  • Tullich

    "Hillock". A sheep fold/sheiling on the north side of the River Lyon east of Invermeran on the ford of the stream Eoghannan. Now submerged in Loch Lyon.

  • Poll Naoinear

    "Wet meadow of the nine". A sheep fold/sheiling on the south side of the River Lyon east of Invermeran across from Tullich. Now submerged in Loch Lyon.

  • Invermeran

    "Confluence of the Meran". A sheep fold/sheiling on the north side of the Loch Lyon on the stream of Meran. Now submerged in Loch Lyon.

  • Lubheasgarnich

    "Southwestern meander". Also known as Feskinich. A sheep fold/sheiling on the north side of the Loch Lyon on the outlet of the River Lyon. Now submerged in Loch Lyon.

  • Benvannoch

    Beinn Mhanach - "Monks Mountain". Also known as Ardvannoch. A sheep fold/sheiling on the southwest end of the Loch Lyon. Now submerged in Loch Lyon.

  • Tomochoarn

    "knoll of ?". A sheep fold/sheiling on the south end of the Loch Lyon. Now submerged in Loch Lyon.

  • Luban

    "Loop or bend". A sheep fold/sheiling on the south end of the Loch Lyon. Now submerged in Loch Lyon.

Roro:
  • Balnacraig

    "Town of the rock". A farm on the south side of the River Lyon east of Craigelig.

  • Roroyere

    "Field of the red stream". Farms on the south side of the River Lyon south of Aird and on the west bank of the stream Dathaig..

  • Balmenoch

    "Middletown". A farm on the south side of the River Lyon and on the east bank of the stream Dathaig.

  • Balnahanaid

    "Town of the mother church". A farm with kilnson the south side of the River Lyon south of Camusvrachan.

  • Milton Roro

    "Red stream". A farm on the south side of the River Lyon east of Balnahanaid on the stream Chobhair.

  • Roromore

    "Large red stream". A farm on the south side of the River Lyon east of Milton Roro.

  • Inverinian - Invervane

    "Confluence of St. Ninian" and "Confluence of the slope". A farm on the south side of the River Lyon south of Ruskich.

Rannoch:
  • Dunan

    "The hillocks". A farm west of Loch Rannoch on the north bank of the Gaoire.

  • Cor a'Dunan

    "End of hillocks". A farm on the south bank of the Gaoire from Dunan.

  • George Town/Rannoch Barracks

    Barracks on the south bank of the Gaoire on the west end of Loch Rannoch.

  • Invercomrie

    "Place of meeting of rivers". A farm on the south bank of the Gaoire.

  • Creagbhuidhe

    "Yellow rocks". A farm on the south bank of the Gaoire.

  • Little Finnart

    "Little white headland". A farm and school southwest side of Loch Rannoch.

  • Finnart

    "White headland". A farm southwest side of Loch Rannoch.

  • Camghouran

    "Crooked river". A farm on the southwest side of Loch Rannoch.

  • Kenaclacher

    "End-land of the stonemason". Farms/estate west of Loch Rannoch north of George Town.

  • Camasericht

    "Harbour of the River Ericht". A farm on the northwest side of Loch Rannoch on the west bank of the River Ericht.

  • Cullmullen

    "Back of the Mill". A farm on the northwest side of Loch Rannoch on the east bank of the River Ericht.

  • Ardlarich

    "Farm in the high wood". Farms/estate on the northwest side of Loch Rannoch on the east bank of the River Ericht.

  • Kilchonan

    "Church of St. Conan". Village on the northwest side of Loch Rannoch east of Ardlarich.

  • Learan

    A farm on the northwest side of Loch Rannoch.

  • Balnacraig

    "Town of the rocks". A farm adjacent to Learan.

  • Aulich

    "Water place". A farm/estate on the north side of Loch Rannoch.

  • Craiganour

    "Rocks of the dark cow". A farm/estate on the north side of Loch Rannoch east of Aulich.

  • Annet

    "The old church". A farm/estate on the northeast side of Loch Rannoch.

  • Learagan

    "Larches". A farm on the northeast side of Loch Rannoch east of Annet.

  • Lann Bhreac

    "Speckled enclosure". A farm on the northwest of Annet.

  • Torr a'Chruidh

    "Bull Cattle". A farm on the north of Annet.

  • Kinloch Rannoch

    "End of Loch Rannoch - the lake of bracken ferns". A village on the east side of Loch Rannoch.

  • Bunrannoch

    A farm southeast of Kinloch Rannoch.

  • Inverhadden

    "The mouth of the warlike river". Farms/village southeast of Kinloch Rannoch.

  • Tempar

    West and East. Farms east of Inverhadden.

  • Lassintullich

    "Gray hillock". Farms/village east of Tempar.

  • Crossmount/Tullichcrosk

    "Hillock of the cross". Farms east of Lassintullich.

  • Dun Alastair

    "Fort of Alexander". An estate on the north bank of the River Tummel. Home of Clan Donnachaidh - the Robertson, Duncan and Reid families.

  • Newton

    "New Town". A farm east of Dun Alastair.

  • Auchtarsin

    "Field of the little tower". Farms/Village north of Dun Alastair.