Township: Caolas,Milton

Map Reference: Milton 13

Name Type: agricultural

Meaning: Hillock of the chapel. Anaid is an early Irish word for church and is therefore taken as signifying the site of a church established between the arrival of Christianity in the west of Scotland and the arrival of the Vikings.

Cnoc nan Anart was also suggested (RM): 'hillock of the (bleaching) linen sheets'

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Angus MacLean. Scarinish, unrecorded date

Informant 2: Professor Donald Meek, Caolas (via Rhoda Meek), 3/2016