The Mains of Kenmore:
"End of the water". The village was established with the construction of nearby Balloch Castle, and the name was originally that of Balloch. The village was moved from its place near Balloch to it's present location in 1540.
Taymouth - Balloch
"Pass". Balloch Castle was built in 1552 by Sir Colin Campbell of Glenorchy as the seat of Clan Campbell in the region. John Campbell the 4th Earl of Breadalbane demolished the castle and built the existing Taymouth Castle after 1806.
Port of Taymouth and the Mains
The Port is adjacent to and part of the Mains of Kenmore, predating Balloch. It was the access to the Isle of Loch Tay immediately offshore that was possibly an early residence and fortification for the Earls of Fife, and later fortified by the Campbells.
1769: 7 Crofters and a cotter.
Dalmartaig and Inchadney
"St. Martin's haugh" and "Island of St. Aidan". Farms that are now parks adjacent to the Mains across the River Tay from Balloch.
Braes of Taymouth
The Braes are the steep sloped land immediately south and east of the flat Mains of Kenmore and its parks. Also refered to as the Brae of Ballansuime.
1769 Tenants: John Haggart, Patrick Crerar, Janet Dewar.
"Promontory of the confluence or curved plain". Here the Point of Lyon is where the River Lyon and River Tay meet.
1769 Tenants: Donald McGregor, John Sinclair and Duncan Dewar.
"Stocky or stooky-like ground". Styx or Stix is a croft further down the Tay from Taymouth on the south side across from Dull.
"Croft of Mary". Croft and farm west of Stix.
"Head of white district". 2 Farms on the south bank of the Glen Lyon near Duneaves.
1769 Tenants: Wester: Patrick Anderson and Alexander Robertson, Easter: Suncan McArthur and Robert Kippen.