Township: Barrapol,Ceann a’ Bharra

Map Reference: Kenavara 15

Name Type: cliff

Meaning: The gully of the path or step

Ceum, céim, pl. ceuman, -a, & -annan, sm Step, as of a stair or ladder (Dwelly)

A well-worn path leading from the south end of Traigh na' Gilean winds around the hillside into the deep Sloc a' Chèim. It then climbs up the west side and up a steep 2m rock face before crossing an old fence line at an old 'kissing gate', before continuing. This is likely to be the step - JH

Other Forms: ONB p. 206 gives Sloc a' Chéim

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Donald MacNeill (Dòmhnall an Tàilleir), The Land, 1/1994

Informant 2: OS

Informant 3: Hugh MacLean, Barrapol, collected by Ailean Boyd