Black Heugh

Black Heugh ~ ANR R NT657990 1

Black Heugh 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn 28

Sc black + Sc heuch

‘Black crag, cliff or steep hill-side’ (Sc heuch or heugh). The OS Name Book writes: ‘This name applies to a black rocky ridge on the west side of the island extending from “Mill Door” to Pilgrim Haven’ (1, 11). Eggeling (1985, 245) extends its application to ‘the deep valley containing the Loch’ at the northern end of the feature.

The NGR is of around the mid-point of the ridge bearing this name.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3