MHG11110 - Holy Well, Loch Ma Naire
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Type and Period (1)
- HOLY WELL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
NC75SW 15 726 537.
A holy well in the vicinity of Loch ma Naire (Horsburgh 1870) (NC 726 537) had a place in the ceremonies associated with the healing properties which made the loch a resort of sick people from the neighbouring counties as late as the mid - 19th century.
NSA (written by Rev D MacKenzie - 1834) 1845; J Horsburgh 1870; Name Book 1873.
The holy well has not located during field investigation.
Visited by OS (J L D) 6 May 1960
No change to the previous field report.
Visited by OS (J M) 19 July 1977.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Horsburgh, J. 1870. 'Notes of cromlechs, duns, hut-circles, chambered cairns, and other remains, in the County of Sutherland', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 7, 1866-8, pp 271-9. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 272.
- --- Image/Photograph(s): Achargary. Colour Slide; Digital Image. .
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: NSA. 1845. The new statistical account of Scotland by the ministers of the respective parishes under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy. Vol. 15, Sutherland, 72.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 20, 187.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 7259 5370 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/6303 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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