Township: Balinoe

Map Reference: Balinoe 13

Name Type: agricultural

Meaning: Cattle pen of the berries

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Information:Willie MacLean’s house in Balinoe called Fang nam Fìodhag ( a sort of berry). Called that by Wiilie’s uncle Hector and his father Donald Ban. Angus and Willie MacLean, 5/2009.

The fang was where the byre is now. Willie MacLean, 6/2009.

This name is engraved above the lintel altough it is now covered in rough cast. The fank was on the site of the house - WMcL.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: William MacLean, Barrapol, 7/2009