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Isle of Pabbay, Sound of Harris

Isle of Pabbay, Sound of Harris

Pabbay is a now-uninhabited island in the Sound of Harris, off the west beach of Berneray. It was a fertile island with several villages but storms destroyed part of the island, notably in 1697.

The name means priest's island and the remains of an old church, Teampall Mhoire, can be seen in the deserted village of Baile na Cille.

(There is another Pabbay in Loch Roag in Uig, Lewis.)

Title: Isle of Pabbay, Sound of Harris
Record Type: Locations
Gaelic Name: Pabaigh
Grid Ref Easting: 89259
Grid Ref Northing: 887622
Record Maintained By: HC
Subject Id: 64695