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Story about how Cuilidh na Leannan got its name, 24 Septmeber 2010

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/113

Scope and Contents

Story about how Cuilidh na Leannan got its name. A man ran away with another man's sweetheart and as they were 'riding under the piazza' the rock caught them, threw them down and they were killed 'in the sloc below'. The place where this happened was named after them: 'Cuilidh na Leannan' or 'Leac nan Leannan' which is at Cliv [Dùn Cliobh] close to a stream.


  • Creation: 24 Septmeber 2010

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 72 folios ; 12.7 x 20 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 44v, line 18 to folio 44v, line 25

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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