MHG9738 - Tobat Malaig Well


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Type and Period (1)

  • HOLY WELL (Undated)

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  • None recorded

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NC86NE 4 8821 6540.

(NC 8821 6540) Tobat Malaig (NAT) OS 25"map, (1974)

St Malie is commemorated in a well, Tobat Malaig, below Melwich. This is probably Mairie, one of the Figg Martyrs, for Mairie naturally develops into Malie in accordance with the Gaelic emphony.
A MacKay 1914.

This well, still known locally as 'Tobat Malaig', is a natural spring which issues through a small revetment of dry-stone walling at the foot of a slope.
Surveyed at 1:2500. isited by OS (A A) 7 November 1972.

No change to previous field report.
Visitedby OS (J M) 7 July 1977.

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Grid reference Centred NC 8820 6540 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC86NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

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