Township: West Hynish

Map Reference: West Hynish 75

Name Type: fort

Meaning: The giant's bed

Other Forms: Leabaidh Fear Fàire - Donald Sinclair, West Hynish.

Related Places: Tobar an Fhuamhaire

Information:On the shore side of the Dun there is a small level ledge called Leapaidh an Fhoimheir [the giant’s bed]. It was called Leapaidh Fear Fàire by Donald Chaluim Bain – the bed of the lookout, as there is a fang below it - DMcC.

One of the inhabitants of the fort was seven foot tall. People used to come and see him from all over the island - GK.

Local Form: Leabaidh an Fhoimheir

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: David McClounnan, Balephuil, 9/1995

Informant 2: Gilleasbuig Kennedy, West Hynish, 7/2012

Informant 3: Donald Sinclair, West Hynish