List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
DUN BAN Dun Ban Mr Donald Stewart Boat Builder Grimsay 045 Meaning White Fort and is applied to the remains of an old fort situated in and near the east end of Loch Caravat. it is similar in construction to the other Duns in the neighbourhood. its wells are in very a ruinous state, and its interior is covered with rough pasture.
Lochan Fada
Mr D. Stewart
Admiralty Chart
Johnston's Map
A. A. Carmichael Esq`
045 Meaning - "Long Loch", and is applied to a long and marshy loch, situated 1/4 mile to the east of Loch Caravat.
LOCH AN T-SUTHAIN Loch an t-Suthain Mr D. Stewart
A. A. Carmichael Esq
045 Meaning - "The Scotven loch", and is applied to a small marshy loch, situated 1/2 mile to the east of Loch Caravat, and a short distance east of Lochan Fada.

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Transcriber's notes

In the Description for Loch an t-Suthain, its meaning is hard to decipher but I have decided it is most probably "Scotven" loch as there is a house and bay by that name referred to on page 133

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