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Archaeological note relating to a stone found on Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, 29 August 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/108

Scope and Contents

Archaeological note relating to a stone found on Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula by Archibald MacRury, Bailevanaich [Baile Mhanaich/Balivanich] described as being a small stone with a hole and found in the strand at half-tide 'just below tunga' that summer at Ua Oirisy Mianaish an underground cave between Roisnish and Scarigleoid [Uamh Orasaigh Mheanais, Orasaigh, Meanais, Ròisnis/Rossinish and Sgaraileòd]. There is also a sketch of the stone. MacRury also states that he 'Got bra [quern] found at Tai chleirich close to S[aint] Co[l]umcille Benbecula' [Teampull Chaluim Chille]. A note reads 'Crocillechusmic where the old chuch at Torlom' [Torlum].

Dates

  • 29 August 1870

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 64 folios ; 19.5 x 23 cm