List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
STOCKVAL Beinn Stuc na Meale

Mr. D. Nicolson
Mr. A. Matheson
Black's map & Adm [Admiralty] Chart
Johnston's map
D Cameron, Carbost, and general usage as pronounced
037 This name is applied to a prominent hill situate at the south side of Gleann Fo Rathad and about 2 miles east from Talisker house. It is covd [covered] with good rough pasture & is the property of McLeod of McLeod. The name signifies "Hill of the Precipice lump"' ?
LOCH A' BHAC - GHLAIS Loch a' Bhac-ghlais Mr. D. Nicolson
Mr. A. Matheson
037 A small loch situated about one mile south from the above hill.
BIOD RUADH Biod Ruadh Mr. D. Nicolson
Mr. A. Matheson
037 A pricipitous rocky face on the coast about 1½ miles south from Talisker. The name signifies "Red Top".

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Isle of Skye -- County of Inverness -- Ph [Parish] of Bracadale

STOCKVAL [Note] Probably Stokk - Fjall norse: Like Stock - nish & Stock - cleat in Harris. Stock is probably the same word as in Stock - holm, Sweden.

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