Township: Balephuil

Map Reference: Balephuil 62

Name Type: shore

Meaning: A depression in a rock. If at the shore, it was used for pounding bait (toll-soll), if by the house, was used for de-hulling barley.

Alexander Carmichael recorded that this was the Tiree word for toll-soll

Other Forms:

Related Places:

In Sloc na Neosbaig - DMcC

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Duncan MacKinnon (twin), Balephuil, 3/1995

Informant 2: David McClounnan, Balephuil, 2/1996