Township: Gott

Map Reference: Gott 14

Name Type: road

Meaning: Road of the seaweed

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Information:Not built originally for seaweed but was the main road before the Earnal road was built. There were "toll gates" at the north end near Saltaig - HMcP.

This road was used to give Gott crofters access to seaweed on the north side of the island near the Ringing Stone (actually in Balephetrish) as little came up on the beach at Gott - Willie MacPhail, Clachan, 8/2011.

"[The Gott tenants] did not make the road to Saltaig." - letter from Tom Barr to the factor in 1902 complaing they had stopped taking seaweed up for him as previously agreed - A! 1999.68.4

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Hector MacPhail, Ruaig, 12/1996

Informant 2: Mary Ann MacDonald, Heanish, 5/1994