Township: Balephetrish

Map Reference: Balephetrish 60

Name Type: agricultural

Meaning: See Crisnis in Longships on the Sand.

Other Forms: Pairc Chrisnis and Pàirc Cnoc Chrisnis - MMcK

Related Places:

Information:Parkhouse is surrounded by rocks, except for Pàirc Cnoc Chrisnis which is to the west of the house. Her father named the house after this 'park'. CMcK
100 m north of the road from Eirneal to Balephetrish, 200 m east of Lachie's own house - LMcK.

There are two rectangular buildings and a sub-circular 'cell' just inside the gate (seen on Google Earth). On the Cnoc itself are some large raised stones which could be the foundations of a building - JH.

Local Form:

Languages : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: Mairi MacKinnon, Parkhouse, 2/1997, 9/2009 and 5/2013

Informant 2: Lachlan MacKinnon, Parkhouse, 6/2013

Informant 3: Catriona MacKinnon, Parkhouse, 5/2015