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Skye, Kilmuir Church, Graveyard, Flora Macdonald Monument

Commemorative Monument (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Skye, Kilmuir Church, Graveyard, Flora Macdonald Monument

Classification Commemorative Monument (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Kilmuir Graveyard

Canmore ID 173033

Site Number NG37SE 19.01

NGR NG 39901 71873

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/173033

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kilmuir
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Inverness-shire

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Kilmuir Graveyard on site of 16th century parish church, enclosed by rubble wall of 1832 . Memorial to Flora Macdonald, Alexander Ross, 1880, replacing gale-ravaged original of 1871. A dignified Celtic cross of granite, rising some 28 ft above her tomb; inscribed marble plaque added 1922 . Maclean Burial Enclosure, with lintel inscribed 1793 on weathered moulded doorpiece. Upper Duntuilm (the former Kilmuir Manse, also known as the Lodge of Osmigarry), 1776/8; substantial additions by James Gillespie Graham, 1803. From 1931 the home of author and naturalist Seton Gordon (1886-1977), who added an extension.

Taken from "Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Mary Miers, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

Archaeology Notes

NG37SE 19.01 39901 71873

Monument [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, April 2010.

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