Township: Baugh

Map Reference: Baugh 54

Name Type: shore

Meaning: With just one oral source for this name, we have to tread carefully. This may be ON króin 'the cattle pen; corner' with the post-positioned bound definite article. See Cròdhabrig and Cruairtein.
There is an Allt Bealach Crodhain in Ross and Cromarty (SP); Cruan in Orkney is derived from krúin (Sandnes 2010a, 385); while Crowana is on Stronsay, Orkney (SP); Kroen is recorded as a farm name in OR.

Other Forms:

Related Places:

The area around Taigh Theag - DMcC.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Donald MacCallum, Scarinish, 6/1994