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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
LOCH BHARABHAT Loch Bharabhat Donald McFarlane Galson
Informant could not spell
John Morrison Ordce. [Ordnance] Survey
002 A small fresh water Loch appears to cover, at present, not more than half the space it occupied formerly. It Contains the Ruins of one of those circular old Castles so frequently met with in Lewis which appears to have been built of small unhewn stones - no portion of the wall can be traced at present but the Site is Covered by the small stones alluded to. The natives are unable to give any information as to its antiquity or use. It appears to have been about 50 feet in diameter and to have been Entered by a Causeway.
DRUIM DUCH Druim Duch Donald McFarlane Galson
Informant could not spell
John Morrison Ordce. [Ordnance] Survey
002 A low flat mossy hill of Considerable Extent at Gabhsunn O Tuath which produces pretty good moor pasture and has a few houses at its base.

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[Page] 77
List of Names collected by 2nd Corpl. [Corporal] Hayes
Township or Parish - Barvas

Objects
Loch Bharabhat - Loch
Druim Duch - hill

[Page signed] Michael Hayes
2nd Corpl. RS&M [Corporal Royal Sappers and Miners]
27th March 1852

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