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Note about the places 'Sgriob-han' or 'Sgriob rua' and 'Leaca gorstach', November 1873

Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/26

Scope and Contents

Note about the place 'Sgriob-han' that it 'crosses Northton and that 'Sgriob rua' refers to it being 'the trail of the waterhorse red spots when he was losing blood when castrated'. The 'Leaca-gorstach' is the 'spar strip on face of hill east of Obbe.' [Taobh Tuath and Obbe both Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris].


  • Creation: November 1873

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 93 folios ; 20.5 x 13.2 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 6v, line 11 to folio 6v, line 18

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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