MHG5702 - Possible Holy Well - Tobar Challuim Chille, Cleadale, Eigg


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Type and Period (2)

  • WELL (Undated)
  • HOLY WELL? (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NM48NE 1 4779 8888.

(NM 4779 8888) Tobar Challuim Chille (NR)
OS 6" map (1903)

An ancient well alleged to have been connected with St Columba (Name Book 1877), a pool in the stream that flows through the plain, situated at the base of a group of rocks.
M E M Donaldson 1923

Tobar Challuim Chille - a roughly square natural basin, measuring about 1.0m square and 0.5m deep, and surrounded with stones. The spring that issues from this basin was used until recently as the water supply for the nearby croft.
Visited by OS (ISS) 5 May 1972

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Grid reference Centred NM 4778 8887 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM48NE
Civil Parish SMALL ISLES
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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