MHG6298 - Church, Annat bay, Lochbroom
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Type and Period (1)
- CHURCH (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)
- None recorded
NH09NW 1 01 97.
At Annat Bay on Lochbroom there was mother church of the district, established by St Donnan who was martyred in 617. (See also religious centre at Kildonnan - NH 09 SE 1.)
A C M Mitford 1936
Annait is a 9th to 10th c. term for a church-site of any kind abandoned during that period, and not subsequently re-used as site of a focal church.
The name "Annat", (possibly indicating the site of the church) is published on the modern map at NH 019 972 (OS 6"map,1969), but was actually applied to a house at NH 0185 9751 in 1875 (OS 6"map, 1st ed., 1875) , and a rocky point nearby was named "Talladh na h' Annait"(Name Book 1875)
A MacDonald 1973
- --- Text/Publication/Article: MacDonald, A. 1973. ''Annat' in Scotland: A provisional review', Scot Stud Vol. 17 1973, p.136-146. Scot Stud. 136-146. 139-40.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Mitford, A C M. 1936. Guide to Wester Ross: Ullapool, Lochbroom Dundonnell, Gairloch, Achnasheen, Garve with historical and descriptive notes. 2nd ed.. 48.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 35, 6.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 0188 9752 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/12092 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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