Township: Balephuil

Map Reference: Balephuil 21

Name Type: boundary wall

Meaning: See Ribhinn

Other Forms: See Gàrradh nan Each

Related Places: Gàrradh nan Each may be an alias or a separate feature: 'Above the fold was a strong dyke encircling the upper slopes and identified by our informant (John Brown) as Gàrradh nan Each 'the horses' enclosure', a name which indicated where the tenants used to graze their sturdy ponies.' Recollections of an Argyllshire Drover, Cregeen 2004 ed M Bennett (John Donald, 236

Information:Cameron, Rev. Hector (ed.), Na Bàird Thirisdeach, The Tiree Association, 1932, Colin MacDonald, p 359:

Chi thu Rifrinn, ’s chi thu’n Airidh,
’S an Carnan os cionn an loin;
Chi thu Hoghnis is cnoc Ghrianail,
Glac nan Smiar, agus Cuil Bhoid

From Stalla Nèill to Cnoc Ghrianail - EK.

It runs around the middle circumference of Ben Hynish, from Mannal to Balephuil, separating the upper Beinn nan Each from the lower slopes

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Eilidh Kennedy (Eilidh bheag), Balevullin, 2/1994

Informant 2: David McClounnan, Balephuil, 5/1994

Informant 3: John Brown SA1973.135