Township: Baugh

Map Reference: Baugh 54

Name Type: house

Meaning: The house of poverty; the store

Other Forms: An Stòr - AS

Taigh nam Bochd - NJ

Related Places:

Information:Possibly built by An Clachair Bàn who had been brought in by the estate from Mull - Hector Macphail, Ruaig, 4/1995.

During the famine of 1846, poor relief was given out from this building at 1/2 lb of pease meal per family member - AS.

Poor people were given 1 st of oatmeal a week - NJ.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Alasdair Sinclair, Brock, 8/1995

Informant 2: Neil Johnston, Heanish, 5/1994 and 4/1995