Township: Sandaig

Map Reference: Sandaig 4

Name Type: shore

Meaning: See An Lànach in Longships on the Sand.

Other Forms: An Lànach - OS

ONB p. 191 gives An Lànach, "a rocky point west of Port Bàn, significance unknown". This survey was finished in 1878, with five people giving evidence on this name, including A. MacLean, Kenavar.

Donald MacNeill and Mary MacArthur both give An Latharnach.

Related Places:

Information:A boat of that name was wrecked there - AS.

A puffer, the Maid of Lorn was wrecked there in 1882. Some bricks can still be seen on Traigh Ghrianail and the hawse pipe in John MacArthur's steading wall in Barrrapol - Hugh MacLean, Barrapol.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Alasdair Sinclair, Greenhill, 11/1993

Informant 2: OS

Informant 3: Donald MacNeill (Dòmhnall an Tailleir), The Land, 4/1998 and Willie MacLean, Balinoe, 8/2010