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Ainmean-àite mu Bhaile Raghnaill agus mun Bhaile Mhòr, Uibhi...

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Title - Ainmean-àite mu Bhaile Raghnaill agus mun Bhaile Mhòr, Uibhi...
Contributors - Donald Ewen MacDonald
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald; Ian Fraser

Summary - Place names of Balranald and Balemore, North Uist.

The contributor discusses the place names of Balranald and Balemore in North Uist, adding to those not on the area's OS map.

Included are enclosures, wells, sand dunes, hollows, hills, bridges, bays, ditches, forts, islands, fords, sheilings, reefs, a jetty, sands, a church, a cemetery, lochs, streams, boundaries etc.

Background information to some place names e.g. Cnoc a' Ghunna [the hill of the gun], where they placed a gun taken off a boat that was wrecked in the area, and Àirigh Nighean Ailein - a sheiling dating back to the time that Haisgeir was joined to Uist.

Mention of MacCodrum's birthplace and the draining of Loch Hàstain.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:47:32
Date Recorded - 1972.07.29
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Information, Other
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 83182
Original Tape ID - PN1972.033
Original Track ID - PN1972.033
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - North Uist
  Island - North Uist

Item Notes -

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/83182/1




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