Township: Scarinish

Map Reference: Scarinish 101

Name Type: sea

Meaning: A perch is a structure that holds a navigation light - cf Perch Rock at the mouth of the River Mersey opposite Liverpool.

Other Forms:

Related Places:

A rock off Gott pier. A light was set there during the herring boom in Gott Bay 1914-1920.

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Languages : English

Informants: John Archie MacLean, Crois, 6/1995