Township: Balephuil

Map Reference: Balephuil 71

Name Type:

Meaning: The pen of the cow
Crò 'circle, sheep-cot, pen or fold, wattled fold, stall, stable' (Dwelly)
crò 'a sheep cot, pen', Irish cró, ON loan kró

Other Forms:

Related Places: Pàirc Crò

Information:A feature at the top of Beinn Bhail' a' Phuill with " a large rock to one side." It was used to shelter calves when they were being put to feed from the cow - JB.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: John Brown, Balephuil, SA 1977/72