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Baile na Cille Uig (parish) Isle of Lewis Ross and Cromarty Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

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Vocabulary note entitled 'Clach Nathrach' and accompanying stories, 1895

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/81
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Clach Nathrach' describing it as an 'accumulation of liquid matter form the mouth of the serpent' and where and how it is formed. He recalls having seeing a clach nathrach when at school in Uig, Lewis which was found by 'the herd boy of Croulista...on the south side of Suanaval hill' [Suaineabhal, Eilean Le├▓dhais/Isle of Lewis]. MacRury notes the clach nathrach as being valued for its healing properties...
Dates: 1895