MHG12148 - Church site? An Annait


No summary available.

Type and Period (1)

  • CHURCH (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC25SW 1 2099 5092.

(NC 2099 5092) 'An Annait' is the name given to a rock, which in turn gives name to Bagh an Annaite, Bay of the Annait, to north.
Annait is a ninth to tenth century term for a church-site of any kind abandoned during that period, and not subsequently re-used as the site of a focal church.
Name Book 1875; OS 6"map, Sutherland, 1st ed., (1875); A Macdonald 1973.

There is local knowledge of a church or associated site, or of tradition pertaining to one. There is nothing significant on the ground. Visited by OS (J M) 9 June 1980.

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NC 2098 5092 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC25SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (1)

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.