MHG3969 - Uamh Fhraing, Eigg


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Type and Period (2)

  • CAVE (Undated)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Uamh Fhraing, 'Frances's Cave', is 255' long and 18' to 20' high with an entrance only 3' high. The floor is strewn with human bones.
Name Book 1877

Scene of the massacre of 395 McDonalds by the McLeods in 1577.
M E M Donaldson 1920

A brass coin from the cave is in RMS.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1863

Sources/Archives (4)



Grid reference Centred NM 4748 8346 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM48SE
Civil Parish SMALL ISLES
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (1)

  • COIN (Undated)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (1)

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