Township: Caolas,Milton

Map Reference: Milton 63

Name Type: watercourse

Meaning: Loch of the mill; or the long loch

Other Forms: Loch Fadd - The Turnbull Map of Tiree 1768 and accompanying survey text.

L. Fad - The map of Adam Black, 1862, NLS

Loch a’ Mhuilinn - ONB p145

Loch a’ Mhuilinn or Loch Fada , Coll and Tiree, Erskine Beveridge, Birlinn, 2004, p71.

An Loch Fada

Related Places:

Information:The Baptist Church used to perform adult baptisms here - Charles MacDonald, Vaul, 2/2012.
These two lochs are not the same - AMcL.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 12/1993

Informant 2: OS