Township: Hough

Map Reference: Hough 23

Name Type: well

Meaning: The well of the doctor; or well of the rats

Other Forms: Tobar nan Rodain - Archie Brown, Kilkenneth, 3/1996

Tobar an Dotair - Neil Alec MacLean, Hough, 2/1996 and Donald MacKinnon, Hough

Related Places:

Information:This well relates to a "real doctor".

Tiree Tacks 1772-1821 Neil Campbell, surgeon, residing at Hough, of the farm of Hough, Muirtate, Kerachroisge and Kerachrisgar for 19 years from 1823 (p.175)
It lies 50 yards north of Neil Alec's house. There is a ruin beside it and a small yellow rock.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Archie Brown, Kilkenneth, 3/1996

Informant 2: Neil Alec MacLean, Hough, 2/1996

Informant 3: Donald MacKinnon, Hough