MHG29780 - Cille Choirill


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  • CEMETERY (Early Medieval to 19th Century - 561 AD to 1900 AD)

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NN38SW0001 Church
J Aitken : 10/12/02
'Lochaber and Skye Monumental Inscriptions', pre 1855
Monumental inscription survey completed by Alastair G Beattie & Margaret H Beattie . The survey may not include inscription information after 1855 and each inscription transcribed does not give the full details that appear on the stones, abbreviations used. Some ommissions and inacuracies may be encountered. Published 1993.
J Aitken : 20/12/02
N38SW 1 307 812.

(NN 307812) Cille-Choril (NAT)
OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 1st ed., (1872)

Cille Choiril (NR) (Ruins of R.C. Chapel)
OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1903)

Kil-a-Choireil (church of St. Cyril); a Roman Catholic church and burying - place, the latter containing the graves of the bards Iain Lom and Domhuill Mac Fhuinlaidh, and also the graves of the priests of the glen.
D B MacCulloch 1938; Information from Celtic Monthly, June 1901 and November 1903.

The church and its burial ground are still in use.
Visited by OS (A C) 10 July 1961.

Martin Briscoe has submitted photos of this site to the Highland HER Flickr group. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NN 3074 8126 (200m by 200m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN38SW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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