Township: Greenhill

Map Reference: Greenhill 42

Name Type: sea

Meaning: The shell-covered submerged rocks

Other Forms: Na Bodhaichean Sligeanach - AS

Na Bodhachan Sliginneach - NB, which he translates as 'The Shell Reefs'

Related Places:

Information:AS related this feature to the story of the bull covered with a warty eruption - see An Iodhlann Mòr, Greenhill.
Two submerged rocks with a channel between. They lie offshore from Alasdair's house at the cattle grid. They are covered with barnacles - AS.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Alasdair Sinclair, Greenhill, 6/1995 and 11/1993

Informant 2: Bailtean is Ath-Ghairmean, Niall M Brownlie, Argyll Publishing, 1995, p159