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Note about Bo na cille [Bodha na Cille] being 'a good barometer', November 1873

Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/27

Scope and Contents

Note about Bo na cille [Bodha na Cille, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] being 'a good barometer for bad weath[er] [as] the sea 'a croiceadh' [branching out] up from it before a gale tho[ugh] the rest of the sea be calm'. There is also a description of the amount of water over the ruins and their dimensions 'ab[ou]t 30 f[ee]t x 30'...with a smal[l] bit connect[ed]..16 fath[oms] deep at low water'.


  • 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 18 to folio 6v, line 25

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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