Township: Middleton

Map Reference: Middleton 5

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The beach of the loan word from ON gil > ScG gil (see above), in the plural ‘gullies’

Other Forms: ONB p. 207 gives Tràigh nan Gilean, meaning "beach of the jaws. (white stones crossed out)."

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Languages : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: OS

Informant 2: Bailtean is Ath-Ghairmean, Niall M Brownlie, Argyll Publishing, 1995, p 156

Informant 3: multiple