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  • Collection: Loch Assynt

Rowan Burn

Black Island

Assynt Island - but note mixed Gaelic and English - expected to be Eilean Asainte or Assynt Island

Field of the moss sheiling Originally translated as "Kenneth's shieling" but a correction was received. Contributor - your return email address was incorrectly spelled, and we are unable to acknowledge your assistance Could you contact us again?…

Loch of the hollow of the (process of) washing
Possibly used for washing sheep?

Loch of the Place of the Sloe

Place of the Sloe

Promontory of the he-goat (or maybe roe deer)

Field of the rough isthmus (river joining two lochs)

Probably Bent Loch - if Crom, rather than Cròm

Forked Loch, or cornerwsie loch

The reddy brown valley bottom

MacLeod's Loch

Copse of the Birches

Marsh of the reddy brown valley bottom

Marsh of the thrush

Loch of the place of the doe (or ewe)

Hillock of the red dog

Loch of the isthmus of the grilse (sea trout)

Kenneth's Sheiling

Hillock of the grove of the rosary beads
(Note other place names in the area refer to monks, eg Lochan Mhanaich)

Loch of the Barn

Loch of the sheiling ground
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