Township: Barrapol,Barrapol

Map Reference: Barrapol 25

Name Type: watercourse

Meaning: Barrapol Loch

Other Forms: L. Barrabol - The map MVLA INSVLA in the Atlas of Scotland, Atlas Novus, by Joan Blaeu, 1654. These maps were largely based on work by Timothy Pont who mapped Scotland between 1583 and 1596. NLS, 123.

Loch Barapoll - The Turnbull Map of Tiree 1768 and accompanying survey text.

Related Places:

The area is still known as this despite having been drained many years ago - HMcL.

Local Form:

Languages : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: Hugh MacLean, Barrapol, 3/1992