MHG4586 - Deishar Wood
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Type and Period (1)
- STONE (Undated)
- None recorded
NH92SW 4 9317 2043.
(NH 9317 2043) Bigla's Chair (NAT)
OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1903)
A large fragment of rock said to have been used by Bigla Cumin (early 15th century cf. NH91NW 4) as a 'loupin'-on-stane' in her journeys to and from the church at Duthil. It is also said that on this stone she received the rents of her estate (Mitchell and Drummond 1875) The stone is not unlike a chair in form (NSA 1845)
A Mitchell and J Drummond 1875; NSA 1845.
Unable to locate this rock, area now covered by a dense plantation. Visited by OS (R L) 2 November 1966.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Mitchell, A and Drummond, J. 1874. Vacation notes in Cromar, Burghead, and Strathspey. Including notice of one of the supposed burial-places of St Columba. Proc Soc Antiq Scot Volume 10. 603-89. 676.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: NSA. 1845. The new statistical account of Scotland by the ministers of the respective parishes under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy. Vol. 14, Elginshire, 132.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 9316 2043 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15456 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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