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Teampull Bernera Isle Argyllshire Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Story about a man swallowed up by the ground on Bearnaray, September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/54
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Story telling how a man who was ploughing with two horses on 'isle of Bearnaray' [Bernera Isle, Earra GhĂ idheal/Argyllshire] was cursing when he and his horses were 'swall[ow]ed up by the opening of the earth. The hole is pointed out still'. Also noted is that there is a carn at the end of Teampall.

Dates: September 1870

Story about Clach na Cabaig and a healing stone, September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/58
Scope and Contents Story about Clach na Cabaig that it was 'at Temple in the isle' [Teampull, Bernera Isle, Earra GhĂ idheal/Argyllshire] noting the good milk yield of the cows there. If the stone was taken over to the village at night it was found in its rightful place in in the morning. It was once stolen by an Irishman. The grandfather of Macdugal of Dun olla [MacDougall of Dunollie] had a stone called the Leigh, which was carried about to perform water cures. 'Colin Campb[ell's] wifes mother got it fr[om]...
Dates: September 1870