MHG12667 - Possible Holy Well - St. Martin's Well


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Type and Period (1)

  • HOLY WELL? (Early Medieval to Medieval - 561 AD to 1559 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC63NW 9 c. 634 383.

St Martin is commemorated 'in Tobair Martain (Tobair Claish Mhartain (Mackay 1908)) near Grumbeg burial place, Farr.' (NC63NW 8).
A Mackay 1908; A MacKay 1914.

The shepherd at Grumbeg had no knowledge of St Martin's Well. The well shown on the 6" map at NC 6332 3855 was not located.
Visited by OS (W D J) 9 May 1961.

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Grid reference Centred NC 6340 3829 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC63NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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