Township: Gott,Kirkapol

Map Reference: Kirkapol 6 and Gott 6

Name Type: sea

Meaning: Gott bay

Other Forms: Kirkapoll Bay - The Turnbull Map of Tiree 1768 and accompanying survey text.

Kirkapoll Bay - Map of Tiree, reduced from a survey of the island by Langlands, in the possession of His Grace, The Duke of Argyll. Reproduced in The Island of Tiree by William Reeves, Ulster Journal of Archaeology, volume 2, 1854, p 233-244.

Scarinish B -The map of Adam Black, 1862, NLS

Gott Bay - OS

"The Bay of Gott, or as it is called by Mr. MacKenzie, the Bay of Kirkabul" Extract from A Tour through the Highlands of Scotland and the Hebride Isles, in 1786 by John Knox

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Information:"Thug sinn bat' air uallach guaille, 'Cheann Loch-Ghot, 's b'e port a' chruadail" - Na Baird Thirisdeach, ed. Rev Hector Cameron, An Comunn Thirisdeach, 1932, p174.

Local Form:

Languages : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: Lachlan MacLean (Lachainn Sheumais), Vaul, 10/1995