Township: Scarinish

Map Reference: Scarinish 109

Name Type: well

Meaning: The well of the shore or township

Other Forms: Tobar a’ Chladaich - DMcP, AMcL

Tobar a’ Bhaile - AMcL, JGMcL

Tobar Làthair Na Camshronaich - DMcP

Related Places:

In front of the hotel. The Camerons ran this - DMcP.

Now beneath the seat in front of the hotel - John George MacLean, Scarinish, 2/1996.

The well in front of Scarinish Hotel was “fed by five springs”. It was topped by a wooden barrel and lid. At certain times it filled with tiny eels, which they caught and put in jars for fun. Janet Martin, Scarinish, 9/2004.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Duncan MacPhee, Scarinish, 10/1995

Informant 2: Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 2/1996

Informant 3: John George MacLean, Scarinish, 2/1996