MHG10852 - St.Machan's Chapel, Doll

Summary

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Type and Period (2)

  • CHAPEL (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)
  • CEMETERY (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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
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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.


Pennant, T, 1774, A tour in Scotland; MDCCLXIX, 337 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2618.


OPS, 1855, Origines parochiales Scotiae: the antiquities ecclesiastical and territorial of the parishes of Scotland, 724 (Text/Publication/Monograph). SHG342.


Beaton, D (ed.), 1914, History of the Province of Caithness and Sutherland from the Earliest Times to 1615, 35 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2457.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 8800 0300 (200m by 200m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC80SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

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