Township: Sandaig

Map Reference: Sandaig 57

Name Type: well

Meaning: Tobar well
The second element could be goin, a wound, in which case it would be Tobar na goin.
MM suggests it means a 'magic charm.'

Other Forms: Tobar a' choin - Hugh MacLean, Barrrapol, 12/1996; Willie MacLean, Barrapol, 2/1996. This translates as well of the dog.

Related Places:

Information:
On the Barrapol machair - WMcL.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic, Obscure

Informants: Mary MacArthur, Sandaig, 5/1994

Informant 2: Hugh MacLean, Barrrapol, 12/1996

Informant 3: Willie MacLean, Barrapol, 2/1996