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OS1/27/3/43

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CÌREIN RUADH A' STÙNGA Cìrein Ruadh a' Stùnga John McKenzie Swanbost
Informant could not spell
John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey
003 A small and very narrow projection of shore at Traigh Chrois. It is steep & precipitous And Composed of a Reddish Earth, whence its name.
TRÀIGH CHROIS Tràigh Chrois John McKenzie Swanbost
Informant could not spell
John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey
003 A small Bay between Arnistean and Dun Mara into which flows Amhuinn Chrois. A part of its beach is Composed of large flat rocks and a part of fine Sand but owing to the Roughness of the Sea it is impracticable as a harbour.
DUN MARA Dun Mara John McKenzie Swanbost
Informant could not spell
John Morrison Ordce [Ordnance] Survey
003 The ruins of an old Castle on the Sea Coast at the Entrance of Traigh Chrois, no part of the walls is standing at present, but its site is quite visible, and many of the stones of which it was built are scattered around it. Tradition is silent as to its Antiquity or use.

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Plan 3 C -- List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes
Trace 1

Township or Parish - Barvas

Object
Cìrein Ruadh a' Stùnga - shore
Tràigh Chrois - Bay
Dun Mara - Ruin

[signed] Michael Hayes
2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners]
19th May 1852

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