Township: Mannal

Map Reference: Mannal 21

Name Type: shore

Meaning: See Cragaig in Longships on the Sand.

Other Forms: Cragaig - OS; OSNB, 217 'a small sandy bay situated at the south-east corner of Balemartine, significance unknown'

TrĂ igh Chreagaig, John Fletcher, Balemartine

Port Chreagaig, Lachlan MacFarlane, Hynish,1/1994

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Information:'[A' Chailleach Bheur] expressed an earnest desire to drink from the well of Cragaig on the farm of Mannal.' Campbell JG 1915, The Sharp-Witted Wife (A' Chailleach Bheur) The Scottish Historical Review, 12, 414

Local Form:

Languages : Norse, Obscure

Informants: OS

Informant 2: Lachlan MacFarlane, Hynish,1/1994

Informant 3: John Fletcher, Balemartine