Township: Heanish

Map Reference: Heanish 27

Name Type: sea

Meaning: Heanish sea rock

Other Forms: Clet Heaness - The map MVLA INSVLA in the Atlas of Scotland, Atlas Novus, by Joan Blaeu, 1654. These maps were largely based on work by Timothy Pont who mapped Scotland between 1583 and 1596. NLS, 123.

Cleit Hianish - The Turnbull Map of Tiree 1768 and accompanying survey text.

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Languages : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: Neil Johnston, Heanish, 5/1994