St Columba's Priory, COO (Oronsay) STOP

Grid reference

NR 349 889 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

134800 688900

Latitude

56.019499197363764

Longitude

-6.256217249925728

Altitude (metres)

15

County

Argyllshire

Nearby places

Oronsay, island (0 miles)

Cill Mhoire, eccl. Colonsay (Oronsay) (0.68 miles)

Lochan Chille-moire, Oronsay (0.68 miles)

Cill Choinnich, eccl. Colonsay (1.85 miles)

Eilean Mhartain, Colonsay (3.57 miles)

Object Classification

Antiquity

Ecclesiastical

Notes

Augustinian Priory, founded by 1353 (CPL iii, 490). Its first known prior was Martin, who died more than twenty years before 15 October 1382, when Maurice de Orwnsay, canon of the conventual priory of St Columba received an answer to his petition to the pope for removal of all irregularity and infamy (CPLS i, 85)

Relationships with other parishes

Within Colonsay & Oronsay, parish, aka Kilchattan