MHG45100 - Chapel, graveyard & well, Ballone


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Type and Period (1)

  • CEMETERY (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

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Grid reference Centred NH 9260 8340 (200m by 200m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH98SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish TARBAT

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