MHG10852 - St.Machan's Chapel, Doll
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Type and Period (2)
- CHAPEL (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)
- CEMETERY (Undated)
- None recorded
Local folklore seems to suggest that their was a graveyard somewhere in the Doll. It may be associated with St. Machan's Chapel and be located at NC 87390 04277. At this location are 2 fields to the SE of the 'Ford' which are situated below a river tarrace.
J Aitken : 20/01/03
At Doll, Brora, St Machan is commemorated in a chapel. He was educated in Ireland, flourished during the 6th century and laboured in Alba.
T Pennant 1774; Orig Paroch Scot 1855; A MacKay 1914.
No further information obtained.
Visited by OS (E G C) 7 April 1962.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Beaton, D (ed.). 1914. History of the Province of Caithness and Sutherland from the Earliest Times to 1615. 35.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Pennant, T. 1774. A tour in Scotland; MDCCLXIX. 3rd ed.. 337.
- --- Text/Publication/Monograph: OPS. 1855. Origines parochiales Scotiae: the antiquities ecclesiastical and territorial of the parishes of Scotland. 2/2. 724.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 8800 0300 (200m by 200m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/6527 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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