Township: Baugh,Crossapol

Map Reference: Baugh 23

Name Type: sea

Meaning: The island of the sand eels

Other Forms: Possibly Skyr na Veuillen Fouyl - The map MVLA INSVLA in the Atlas of Scotland, Atlas Novus, by Joan Blaeu, 1654. These maps were largely based on work by Timothy Pont who mapped Scotland between 1583 and 1596. NLS, 123. Possibly Sgeir na Faoileinn Fhadhail - skerry of the stony beach of the ford.

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Information:The map MVLA INSVLA in the Atlas of Scotland, Atlas Novus, by Joan Blaeu, 1654. These maps were largely based on work by Timothy Pont who mapped Scotland between 1583 and 1596. NLS, 123. Possibly given prominence on the map because of the importance of the stream An Fadhail (which was wider then) as a harbour - JH.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: OS

Informant 2: Blaeu Atlas 1654