Township: Hynish

Map Reference: Hynish 29

Name Type: shore

Meaning: See Cléit in Longships on the Sand.

Other Forms: Cléit Mhòr - OS

Cleite Mòr - AHMcD

Related Places:

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 : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: Willie Lamont, Mannal, 9/1995

Informant 2: Alec Hector MacDonald, Hynish, 11/2015

Informant 3: OS