MHG7455 - Tobar an Tuirc


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Type and Period (1)

  • WELL (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NG92SE 1 9786 2028.

'Tobar an Tuirc' - the Well of the Boar - is said to have been associated with Fingal, and the death of Diarmid, his nephew. The well lies above Dorusduain (NG 98 22 ) (B G Macrow 1948) in Gleann Lichd, at the foot of Ben Attow ( D MacDonald, A Polson and J Brown 1931)
B G Macrow 1948; D MacDonald, A Polson and J Brown 1931. <1>

This natural spring was located from local enquiries, at NG 97862028. There are no traces of stonework; a copious flow of water still issues from the spring.
Visited by OS (W D J) 27 September 1966. <2>

This site was visited and photographed by P Swann in September 2013. <3>

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Grid reference Centred NG 9785 2028 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG92SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish GLENSHIEL

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