Township: Hynish

Map Reference: Hynish 30

Name Type: shore

Meaning: See Cléit in Longships on the Sand.

Other Forms: Chléit Bheag - OS

Cleite Beag - AHMcD

Related Places:

The sea side of the three cleitean - WL.

One of three hills forming the seaward side of Happy Valley, there is some confusion over their naming. The OS (OSNB, 244) places Cleit Mhòr furthest away from the sea; Cleit Bheag in the middle; and Mòr Chleit at the shore. OSNB p244-5 gives the same, with the fort on Cleit Bheag.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Willie Lamont, Mannal, 9/1995

Informant 2: OS

Informant 3: Alec Hector MacDonald, Hynish, 11/2015