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Story about a man swallowed up by the ground on Bearnaray, September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/54

Scope and Contents

Story telling how a man who was ploughing with two horses on 'isle of Bearnaray' [Bernera Isle, Earra GhĂ idheal/Argyllshire] was cursing when he and his horses were 'swall[ow]ed up by the opening of the earth. The hole is pointed out still'. Also noted is that there is a carn at the end of Teampall.


  • Creation: September 1870

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 117 folios ; 20 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 16v, line 13 to folio 16v, line 16

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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