Teampuill Chaon, Sleat (Skye)

Grid reference

NG 618 132 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

161800 813200

Latitude

57.14793454413742

Longitude

-5.938417416397095

County

Inverness-shire

Nearby places

Tobar Chaon, Sleat (Skye) (0.14 miles)

Teampull Chaon, Strath (Skye) (1.8 miles)

Kilchrist, settlement Strath (Skye) (4.22 miles)

Loch Cill Chriosd, Strath (Skye) (4.49 miles)

Cill Chriosd, eccles. Strath (Skye) (4.59 miles)

Object Classification

Antiquity

Ecclesiastical

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

Note that there is another place of identical name, Kilchaon, 3 km to the north across Loch Eishort, in Strath Parish. See NMRS for a detailed description of the slight remains, including some parts of the walls, a font stone, a possible cross-marked stone. Tobar Chaon, holy well ...... a fine strong spring which flows from the foot of a rock immediately below the farmhouse, a few yards above high-water mark. It lies about 300 yards NNW of the church. A P Forbes 1872; W J Watson 1926; RCAHMS 1928; W D Simpson 1935. Teampuill Chaon as described by RCAHMS. It is situated within a disused graveyard 22.0m N-S by about 20.0m transversely, which has been enclosed by a stone wall, traces of which survive on the N, E and S sides, incorporating, in places, outcrops of rock. (Note, a building on the foreshore is apparently shown in error as the Chapel). Tobar Chaon, a small natural spring at the foot of a slope 60m W of Ord Hotel, beside a footpath to some cottages, is now piped into an iron cistern. Visited by OS (A S P) 21 June 1961.

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Relationships with other parishes

Within Sleat, parish (Skye)

Relationships with other places

Adjacent Tobar Chaon, Sleat (Skye)