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OS1/16/12/10

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
DRUIM NA CROISE Druim na Croise
Druim na Croise
Norman Macpherson Esq. Eigg.
Name obtained by Captain Fawkes R.E. [Royal Engineers]
071 Applies to a Small Ridge situated immediately east of Druim nan Sgroth and about 1/8 mile south of Còig Peighinnean. The Property of Norman Macpherson Esq. Sig. [Significance] "Ridge of the Cross"
TOBAR CHALLUIM CHILLE Tobar Challuim Chille
Tobar Challuim Chille
Norman Macpherson Esq. Eigg.
Name obtained by Captain Fawkes R.E. [Royal Engineers]
071 Applied to a well situated about 1/8 mile east of Cnoc an t-Sabhail and a few Chains south of Lòn na Gruagaich. It is supposed to be one of those ancient wells named after St. Columba. Sig. [Significance] "St. Columba's well"
LOCH NA GRUAGAICH Lòn na Gruagaich
Lòn na Gruagaich
Norman Macpherson Esq. Eigg.
Name obtained by Captain Fawkes R.E. [Royal Engineers]
071 Applies to a spring the water of which gushes out in a small stream at the corner of a small enclosure, situated a few Chains north of Tobar Challuim Chille. Sig. [Significance] "Marsh of the maiden"

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Parish of Small Isles, Eigg -- Inverness-shire

Druim na Croise. There is a tradition that their was a cross on this Druim, hence the name.

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