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Historical/ Archaeological Sites

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Inchaffray Abbey, Perthshire Inchaffray Abbey was situated about 6 miles east of Crieff. An Augustinian abbey, it was founded in 1200. Its abbot during the early 14th century, Maurice, was an early supporter of and chaplain to King Robert the Bruce... 108768
Borve Castle, Benbecula Borve Castle is said to have been built by Amy MacRuairi following her divorce in 1350 from John MacDonald, Lord of the Isles. It was, at the time, the most important castle in the Western Isles, originally a simple... 108887
St Columba's Chapel, Benbecula St Columba's Chapel, to the east of Balivanich, was founded by Saint Ternan or Torranan, after whom the isle of Taransay is said to have been named. He is believed to have been the first missionary to visit Benbecula,... 108890
Castle Tioram, Argyllshire Castle Tioram lies within Moidart, part of Garmoran, traditional lands of Clan MacRuairi. Sited on the tidal island Eilean Tioram, the castle would have controlled access to Loch Shiel. Passed from Christina MacRuairi... 108892
Flora MacDonald's birthplace, Milton 109024
Tower of London The Tower is situated on the north bank of the River Thames. 109033
Feith na Fala, Carinish Fèith na Fala, the ditch of blood, marks the site where Donald MacDonald mac Iain mhic Sheumais fell after being injured by a MacLeod arrow during the Battle of Carinish.  The site is included on the Canmore database (... 109035
Cnocan na Croise Beaga, Carinish The three hillocks of the little cross, Cnocan na Croise Beaga, lie to the south of Teampall na Trianaid. As suggested by the name, one of the hillocks is said to have been surmounted by a cross, and may have marked the... 109038
Cnoc na Croise Mor, Carinish The hillock of the big cross, Cnoc na Croise Mòr, lies to the east of Teampall na Trianaid. As suggested by the name, it is said to have been surmounted by a cross, which may have marked the boundary of the sanctuary... Yes 109040
Tobar na Trianaid, Carinish The well Tobar na Trianaid, now disused, lies to the southwest of Teampall na Trianaid.  The site is included on the Canmore database (RCAHMS). 109045
Teampall Clann a' Phiocair, Carinish The MacVicar chapel is connected to Teampall na Trianaid by a short passageway. Donald MacVicar, Am Piocair Mòr, who lived in the 16th century, the date from which the chapel possibly dates, was progenitor of the North... Yes 109130
Duntulm Castle, Skye Duntulm Castle, once the seat of the MacDonalds of Sleat, lies at the north of the Trotternish peninsula on Skye. It is here that Hugh MacDonald, Uisdean MacGhilleasbuig Chleirich, met a thirsty end. 109422
Caisteal Uisdein, Skye Caisteal Uisdein, south of Cuidrach on the Trotternish peninsula, was built by Hugh MacDonald, Uisdean MacGhilleasbuig Chleirich. 109423
Cille Bharra, Eoligarry Cille Bharra, St Barr's Chapel, was possibly founded in the 7th century, and named like the island after St Barr. The north chapel has been restored and contains three 16th century grave slabs.  Yes 109629
Dun Scurrival, Eoligarry This galleried dun, Dùn Sgùrabhal, was built on top of a hill with good views in all directions. Although now collapsed, it is still possible to determine some of its structure. Yes 109649
Barra and Vatersay War Memorial Yes 109670
Puchevillers British Cemetery Puchevillars British Cemetery contains 1763 First World War burials and was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.  110213
Cup marked rock, Carinish This rock, marked with a pair of cup-marks, is close to Teampall na Trianaid in Carinish. The site is included on the Canmore database. Yes 110414
Berneray War Memorial The Roll of Honour on the war memorial at the entrance to Church Road commemorates the men from Berneray who were casualties of the First and Second World Wars. Yes 111701
North Uist War Memorial Yes 111708
Oitir Mhic Dhomhnaill Ghlais, Carinish Oitir Mhic Dhòmhnaill Ghlais is the sandbank over which  the son of Donald Glas MacLeod and a handful of companions fled towards Baleshare following defeat at the Battle of Carinish. Despite having offered surrender to... 109036
Cnoc nan Aingeal, Carinish Angels' Hillock, Cnoc nan Aingeal, lies to the north east of Teampall na Trianaid. It bears the remains of a cairn, and it is possible that it may have borne a cross. The site is included on the Canmore database (RCAHMS... 109044

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