Township: Heylipol

Map Reference: Heylipol 71

Name Type: watercourse

Meaning: "Lèig is usually understood to mean a 'low-lying, level marshy area', but its earlier meaning was 'brook, slow-running stream'; the word is a loan from the Old Norse word løkr, which had the latter sense." Cox R 2002, The Gaelic Place-names of Carloway, 79

Other Forms:

Related Places:

Connects Loch a' Chlàir and Loch an Eilein - DK.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Donald Kennedy, Port Ban, 2/1994