Township: Hough

Map Reference: Hough a

Name Type: house

Meaning: The shepherd's house

Other Forms: Creagan House - OS

Related Places:

Information:They originally gathered stones for this house near Grìbun, but someone (possibly the Hough seer) prophesied it would never be built there and so they moved to the present site- Joan MacKinnon, Hough, 3/1995.

Her husband James' grandfather had come from Moss, from the ruin next to Elsie MacKinnon's, to be a shepherd in Hough - JMcK, 1/1995.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Joan MacKinnon, Hough, 1/1995