Kisimul Castle Barra Inverness-shire Scotland
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Note that a dun on Loch Beag Keantangval [Bàgh Beag, Ceanntangbhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Barra] was where Ciosmaol Castle [Caisteal Chiosmuil/Kisimul Castle] was to have been built but it was found to be unsuitable as 'This is an arm of the sea so narrow at the mouth that a per[son] c[ou]ld almost leap across'.
Note about the building of Ciosmal [Caisteal Chiosmuil/Kisimul Castle, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] which reads 'Ciosmal built about 1440 or thereby - by an earl of Bute for his daughter married to a MacNeill of Barra'. The text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Note about the use of scallop shells on the roofs of the Chapel at Notre Dame and Kisimul Castle, 1887
Note about the use of scallop shells on the roofs of the Chapel at Notre Dame [Paris] and Kisimul Castle [Caisteal Chiosmul, Barraigh/Barra].