Gaelic, Norse, Brittonic? A look into the history 
and origins of place names in and around our area

The river Evelix, from the Scottish Gaelic Éibhleag, ‘ember’, refers to a sparkling stream. The Allt a’ Ghuail, or ‘coal burn’ in Strath Chuileannaich is a tributary of the Black Water. Not far from there, Creag Loisgte (412m) is a low summit with deep peat bogs. . .

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