MHG14052 - Carn an t-Suidhe


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  • COFFIN CAIRN (Undated)

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Càrn an t-Suidhe, the ‘cairn of the sitting’, is said by local tradition to have been a resting-place of Maolrubha's body on its way to his monastery and burial place at Applecross (NG74NW0001). It lies about half a mile west of Ben Damph Lodge (Watson 1904, 217).
NG85SE 7 NG 877 543

Carn an t-Suidhe: 'Cairn of the seat' traditional resting place of St.Maelrubha's coffin on its way to Applecross in 722 AD.
Watson 1926.

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Grid reference Centred NG 8770 5429 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG85SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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