MHG6298 - Church, Annat bay, Lochbroom

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Type and Period (1)

  • CHURCH (Early Medieval - 561 AD to 1057 AD)

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  • None recorded

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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

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 0188 9752 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH09NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHBROOM

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