Township: (Rubha) Craignis,Hough

Map Reference: Craignish 3

Name Type: shore

Meaning: Haingis headland

Other Forms: Row Smuckaberg -The map MVLA INSVLA in the Atlas of Scotland, Atlas Novus, by Joan Blaeu, 1654. These maps were largely based on work by Timothy Pont who mapped Scotland between 1583 and 1596. NLS, 123. [On Pont's map this headland is between Ceann a ' Bharra and Criagnish. It could be Greasamul or Craignish itself although Kraginess is marked separately and Greasamul has no dun, if Bergh does indeed come from ON borg.]

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Languages : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: OS