Township: Balemartine

Map Reference: Balemartine 32

Name Type: shore

Meaning: Dùnan 'a heap'

See Gorraig in Longships on the Sand.

Other Forms: Dùn Ghorraig - MC

Related Places: Gorraig

Information:A place where rubbish was tipped. She was told not to go near it when she was at Balemartine school - MC.

Everyone tipped their rubbish there - there was a Dùnan luaithre (ashes) and a Dùnan inneir (excrement) - NMcD.

"A real gardyloo" - JF.

Local Form:

Languages : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: Neil MacDonald, Balevullin, 5/1995

Informant 2: John Fletcher, Balemartine, 10/2017

Informant 3: Mairi Campbell, Corrairigh, Cornaigbeg, 3/1994