Township: Balevullin

Map Reference: Balevullin 13

Name Type: watercourse

Meaning: The pale or brown/red stream

Other Forms: An Abhainn Ruadh - JMcC

An Abhainn Bhàn - EK, OS, Donald Kennedy, Balevullin.

Related Places:

There is a layer of peat in the banks of this stream, which may have given rise to its alternative name, An Abhainn Ruadh. This was cut and burnt. The old folks maintained it was coal from the Vivo - JMcC.

There was a second bridge lower down this stream which has now gone - EK.

This was the Seann Drochaid - DK.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Jean MacCallum, Balevullin, 11/2009

Informant 2: Eilidh Kennedy (Eilidh bheag), Balevullin, 12/1993

Informant 3: OS