Township: Balephuil

Map Reference: Balephuil 47

Name Type: watercourse

Meaning: ScG ceann ‘the head, top or end’ + ScG dobhar ‘water (obsolete word)’ (MacBain’s dictionary) < EG dobur
There is no current evidence of buildings at this location.

Other Forms: Keand -dauar - The map MVLA INSVLA in the Atlas of Scotland, Atlas Novus, by Joan Blaeu, 1654. These maps were largely based on work by Timothy Pont who mapped Scotland between 1583 and 1596. NLS, 123.

Keandavet - The map of Robert Gordon, Joan Blaeu – Scotia Antiqua (WD3B/2), 1654, NLS

Keandavar - The map of Robert Gordon, Joan Blaeu – Scotia Regnum (WD3B/3), 1654, NLS

Related Places: See an Dobhar Mòr, Balephuil.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: The map Atlas Novus by Joan Blaeu, 1654