MHG45103 - Chapel, graveyard & well, Ballone

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • HOLY WELL (Undated)

Protected Status

  • 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.


Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 30, 45 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3362.


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/Publication/Volume). SHG2606.


OPS, 1855, Origines parochiales Scotiae: the antiquities ecclesiastical and territorial of the parishes of Scotland, 434 (Text/Publication/Monograph). SHG342.


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 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG52.


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/Report). SHG2670.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 9259 8339 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH98SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish TARBAT

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