Township: Crossapol

Map Reference: Crossapol a

Name Type: building

Meaning: The house of the shepherd; or the house of Malcolm of the Sliabh (Balephuil)

Other Forms: Taigh a’ Chìobair - DMcC

Taigh Chaluim an t-Slèibh - HMcK

Related Places:

She came to this house in 1922 when she was 8 with her father Calum Èirdsidh (Malcolm MacArthur) as the first shepherd on The Reef. He was followed by Calum an t-Slèibh from Balephuil in 1930 - FMcD.

Calum an t-Slèibh (MacArthur) from The Sliabh, Balephuil, who worked on the Reef as a shepherd. He had his sister Flora with him - HMcK.

Pulled down around 2000.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Donald MacCallum, Scarinish, 11/1993

Informant 2: Hugh MacKinnon (The Dooley), Baugh, 1/1996

Informant 3: Flora MacDonald, Kilkenneth, 5/1996