Township: Hynish

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Meaning: The middle hill

See Cléit in Longships on the Sand.

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Related Places: An alias for either Cleite Mòr, Cleite Beag or Mòr-Chleit. WL reported that the Iron Age for was on Cleit Meadhanach

One of three hills forming the seaward side of Happy Valley, there is some confusion over their naming. The OS (OSNB, 244) places Cleit Mhòr furthest away from the sea; Cleit Bheag in the middle; and Mòr Chleit at the shore. OSNB p244-5 gives the same, with the fort on Cleit Bheag.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Willie Lamont, Mannal, 9/1995