Tag Archives: Hebrides

Arnabost, Coll, Argyll

Souterrain (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NM 2096 6003 Archaeology & History In Betty MacDougall’s (1966) short work on this history of the island she describes the finding and subsequent destruction of these fascinating underground prehistoric ‘houses’ (as some have … Continue reading

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Tobar Mor, Tarbert, Gigha, Argyll

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – NR 6564 5190 Also Known as: Canmore ID 38609 Great Well of the Winds St Beathag’s Well Tobar Bheathaig Folklore There are a number of sacred and healing wells on this small island, but this … Continue reading

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Ardfernal, Jura, Argyll

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NR 560 717 Getting Here Go up Jura’s only road until it becomes a dirt-track and head along the track to the east to the natural hillock on the coast.  You’ll pass the three … Continue reading

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Beinn na Cailleach, Broadford, Skye

Sacred Mountain:  OS Grid Reference – NG 601 232 Getting Here Seems rather daft giving directions for a mountain, but… For incomers, cross the bridge onto the island and keep on the A87 road to Broadford.  A couple of mile … Continue reading

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Druimyeonbeg, Isle of Gigha, Argyll

Cairn (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NR 648 495 Archaeology & History An old tomb could once be seen where now we have yet another one of those environmentally damaging golf courses! (I get many emails from people who are very … Continue reading

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