Township: Hynish

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Meaning: The middle hill

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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

Information:
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