Township: Hynish

Map Reference: Hynish 117

Name Type: agriculture

Meaning: The gardens

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Information:The stores, barracks for up to 100 men, magazine for gunpowder and walled gardens built 1836-8 by Mr Scott, the foreman. Account of the Skerryvore Lighthouse by Alan Stevenson 1848, 102
Four high-walled garden plots built for the lighthouse keepers

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Lachlan MacFarlane, Hynish,11/1995