MHG9920 - The Abbot's Head, Manse Wall, Kildonan


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

'The Abbot's Head' is the name given to a rudely carved stone head preserved in the garden wall of the manse.
NSA (G S Taylor) 1840

No trace of this figure was found at the manse (NC 9105 2091) and the occupier Major MacCall has no knowledge of it.
Visited by OS (W D J) 2 June 1961

No further information. Visited by OS (R L) 21 Feburary 1968

A 'three-faced Celtic god' from an unknown location in Sutherland was in the Dick Institute, Kilmarnock, but is now in the NMAS (Acc. No: IA 46) Information from NMAS Mss catalogue

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Grid reference Centred NC 9105 2091 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC92SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KILDONAN

Finds (1)

  • Carved Stone (Undated)

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