Township: Balephuil

Map Reference: Balephuil n

Name Type: house

Meaning: The house of Neil, the son of Hector, the son of Malcolm (MacDonald)

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Information:This was the house where the song Òran a' Philot was composed when there were 17 bards sitting together - Robert Gray, Balemartine and Donald Iain Kennedy, West Hynish, 1/2000.

The dog was sitting in the middle of the floor when he was accidentally kicked by one of the men and one started "Chuir thu an suil..." - DMcC, 1/2000.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Eilidh (bheag) Kennedy, Balevullin, 4/1994