Township: Balephuil

Map Reference: Balephuil g

Name Type: house

Meaning: House belonging to Donald, son of Donald of the moorland (Sliabh)

Other Forms: Taigh Mor Dhòmhnaill - May Margaret MacDonald, Balephuil, 11/1993.

Taigh Mor Dhòmhnaill an t-Slèibh - Archie Kennedy, Crossapol, 8/1994

Taigh Dhùghaill an t-Slèibh - JF.

Taigh a' Phodaraidh - JF.

Tobhtaichean a' Phodaraidh - JF.

Related Places:

Information:Na Baird Thirisdeach, ed Rev Hector Cameron, An Comunn Thirisdeach, 1932, p 359, "An Teid thu leam a Mhaggie Chaluim?":

"Chi thu Phottery" - Pottery was Dòmhnall an t-Sleibhe and Calum Beag (MacArthur), of satirical song fame, was Donald's brother - EK.

He disliked Balemartine and spent all his time in Am Bail' Ùr - Alasdair Brown, Balephuil.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: John Fletcher, Balemartine, 11/1993

Informant 2: Eilidh Kennedy (Eilidh bheag), Balevullin, 8/1994