Township: Hynish,Skerryvore

Map Reference: Hynish 21 and Skerryvore 17

Name Type: sea

Meaning: The small submerged rock.

Other Forms: John MacDonald, Mannal, SA1972, 144 - disputes its map position

Roc a’ Phole - Jessie MacKinnon (Teasaidh Lachainn), Mannal - "It was off Hynish pier for guiding boats in"

Related Places:

Information:Two beacons were placed on Bho Pheag [sic] but were washed away in 1844 and 45. See Alan Stevenson’s account, p 174.

He also built a small beacon on Bo Pheg, 1 mile NE of Hynish Point. Two steel beacons were put on this but they both washed away after a few months (p.174). Account of the Skerryvore Lighthouse by Alan Stevenson, 1848 (AI cat no 2001.144.1)

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Vindy MacKay, Balemartine, 1/1998

Informant 2: OS

Informant 3: Admiralty Chart no. 1778