Township: Caolas,Milton

Map Reference: Milton 38

Name Type: shore

Meaning: Harbour of the fort

Other Forms: Down Kelis Harbour -The Turnbull Map of Tiree 1768 and accompanying survey text.

Achersitindyne - Island Mull with Islands Tiri and Coll, M MacKenzie, 1775.

Arcaseid an Duin - Coll and Tiree, Erskine Beveridge, Birlinn, 2004, p71.

Downkifil Harbour - Coll and Tiree, Erskine Beveridge, Birlinn, 2004, p75

Acarseid an Dùin - ONB p144

Downkifil Harbour, Coll and Tiree, Erskine Beveridge, Birlinn, 2004, p75.

An Acairsaid - multiple


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Information:"Gu bheil i anns an Achdarsaid" - Na Baird Thirisdeach, ed. Rev Hector Cameron, An Comunn Thirisdeach, 1932, p308.

The 'Eriskay' was a puffer belonging to Donald Archie, Skippinish. It caught fire in Milton harbour and its boiler can still be seen. Willie Lamont, Mannal, 8/2005.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: OS