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Liath Sgeir Lismore and Appin (parish) Scotland Scotland

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Note about Lighe sgeir and quarrying rock, September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/84
Scope and Contents Note about Lighe sgeir that it is 'on a line between Musdail and Bearnaray' [Liath Sgeir, Eilean Musdile and Bernera Island, all Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], it was where rock was quarried for gravestones in Iona [Ì Chaluim Chille], that the quarrying marks are still visible and that the rock itself is visible at half tide opposite Cailleach [Campber].
Dates: September 1870

Notes on rocks around Iona and Lismore; whether the rocks have been sculpted; and place-names connected to them, c1893

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/84
Scope and Contents Notes on rocks around Iona and Lismore including the tidal sgeirs called An Draidhean and Lieth sgeir [An Dreadhan, Liath Sgeir, Lios Mòr, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] including their situations and that rock from Liath Sgeir was quarried for tombstones on Lismore and I Chaluim Chille/Iona. Also notes that Lithe [liath] or Li is the word for a flagstone, Leac-lithe [leac-liath] being the term for tombstone in Lismore, Iona and Inbhir Aora/Inveraray. He notes that Inis nan Draoidhean or Inis...
Dates: c1893

Story about the book of the Bishops of Kilchiaran, September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/63
Scope and Contents Story about the book of the Bishops of Kilchiaran, collected from John Black, aged eighty-six, Killean, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. Black states that he saw the book of the bishops of Kilchiaran [Kilcheran], which was written in Latin on one page and English on the other, and that it said that the Castle of Achnanduin [Achadun] was built in 1209. The place Lithe-sgeir [Liath Sgeir] is mentioned at the end of the story but with no indication of why.
Dates: September 1870