MHG5452 - Blar Mor, Eigg


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Type and Period (2)

  • STONE (Undated)
  • (Alternate Type) CROSS (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Cross (NR) (Site of)
OS 6" map (1903)

An ancient cross at one time stood here, and the local people performed a ceremony round it in all funeral processions, well on into the 19th c. (Information from N MacPherson, FSA Scot)
Name Book 1877

An upright stone 1.1m high x 0.2m x 0.2m, leaning towards the W, stands at this spot. According to M H MacKinnon, Cleadale, Eigg, it was erected in 1880 when a priest died and is known locally as the Cross. The old tradition is not known.
Visited by OS (AA) 9 May 1972

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Grid reference Centred NM 4798 8642 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NM48NE
Civil Parish SMALL ISLES
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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