Township: West Hynish

Map Reference: West Hynish20

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The big inlet

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There is a harbour wall built in this inlet. This was built after that in Port Driseag, and it is a less safe harbour for boats, but it is closer to the Bail 'Ùr and was used quite a lot, as it is today - Gilleasbuig Kennedy, West Hynish, 6/2011.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: David McClounnan, Balephuil, 2/1994

Informant 2: OS