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Ciste nan Cli'eann Isle of Barra Inverness-shire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Note about duns and foot-marked rocks on the Isle of Barra, 24 September 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/102
Scope and Contents Note about duns and foot-marked rocks on the Isle of Barra [Barraigh] including Dùn Briain, Dun Chiu'ir [Dùn Chuidhir] and Dùnan Ruadh, Creaga la'uir and Ciste nan Cli'eann, which is described as having 'a wall of rock on each side'. Also mentioned is a high rock behind Lorg Mhic De and Lorg an Donais, which a large footmark and a small footmark in it.
Dates: 24 September 1872

Note about stones which create echoes, 1867

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/50
Scope and Contents Note about stones which create echoes which reads 'Two rocks in San[dray] [Sanndraigh] which ans[wer] to each other E[ast] S[outh] E[ast] end. Ciste na Clithe in Bar[ra] [Ciste na Cli'eann, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] Vaslan [Vaslain] (Fala = creag) An echo here.'
Dates: 1867

Story about Pearsan Mòr, 24 September 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/111
Scope and Contents Story about Pearsan Mòr, chaplain and son to MacNeil of Barra, who lived at Ciolla [Chiall, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] that his wife, concerned that he might be interested in a woman who lived at Cliat [Cliaid], arranged for him to be ambushed by the other woman's servants on his return from hunting on Àird Ghrèin at Ciste nan Cli'eann. Pearsan Mòr killed ten of the twelve men although two of them lived until the morning. He fought them until he fell at Meallach where he was buried and a chapel...
Dates: 24 September 1872