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)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

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Grid reference Centred NC 7259 5370 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC75SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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