MHG45100 - Chapel, graveyard & well, Ballone
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Type and Period (1)
- CEMETERY (Undated)
- None recorded
NH98SW 7 c.926 834.
(NH 9264 8342) Chapel (NR) (Site of) (NH 9267 8342) Grave Yard (NR) (Site of) (NH 9259 8338) Mary's Well (NAT)
OS 6" map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1907)
The rather indefinite remains of a chapel exist at Ballone, near Ballone Castle, but on shore-level, one third of a mile NE of village of Rockfield (Davidson 1948). The chapel was known as Teampall-Earach and a well nearby was named Tobar Mhuire or Mary's Well (OPS 1855).
There is one tombstone on graveyard site bearing the date 1682 (ONB 1872).
OSA 1793; Orig Paroch Scot 1855; Name Book 1872; J M Davidson 1948.
No trace of chapel, graveyard or well. The gravestone, now split into two pieces, lies at NH 9267 8342.
Visited by OS (I S S) 8 September 1972.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Sir John Sinclair (ed.). 1791-9. The statistical account of Scotland, drawn up from the communications of the ministers of the different parishes. Vol. 6, 431.
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1979. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region. . 29, No. 245.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 30, 45.
- --- Text/Publication/Monograph: OPS. 1855. Origines parochiales Scotiae: the antiquities ecclesiastical and territorial of the parishes of Scotland. 2/2. 434.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Davidson, J M. 1948. 'A miscellany of antiquities in Easter Ross and Sutherland', Proc Soc Antiq Scot, Vol 80 (1945-46), pp 25-33. p 27.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 9260 8340 (200m by 200m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15667 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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