Township: Balephetrish

Map Reference: Balephetrish 11

Name Type: watercourse

Meaning: Loch Dubh a’ Gharraidh Fàil - ONB p103, "Black Loch of the Turf Wall."

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Information:The small loch just inland from the ruined house above the Ringing Stone. A place where blankets were washed on Là Mòr nam Ploideachan. One young girl fell into the loch while the others were busy washing and drowned. Every September, you can hear her humming at this loch - Donald Brown, Vaul, August 2018.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: OS

Informant 2: Mairi MacKinnon, Parkhouse, 1/1994