St Columba's Chapel, Sand SXD (North Uist)

Grid reference

NF 873 764 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

87300 876400

Latitude

57.668751116285144

Longitude

-7.2455397297966835

Altitude (metres)

10

County

Inverness-shire

Nearby places

Sand, former parish (SXD) North Uist (0 miles)

Tobar Chaluim Chille, (SXD) North Uist (0.94 miles)

Buaile Maari, North Uist (2.59 miles)

Port Geola Mhic Eoghainn, North Uist (2.6 miles)

Cnoc Mhic Eoghainn, North Uist (2.63 miles)

Object Classification

Antiquity

Ecclesiastical

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

Monro mentions two parish churches in North Uist in 1549. NMRS records that this church was in use until c.1794 (OSA) and describes 'indistinct traces of the south wall', but these no longer survive, though the burial ground does.

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Relationships with other parishes

Within North Uist, modern parish

Within Sand, former parish (SXD) North Uist

Within Sand, former parish (SXD) North Uist (formerly)

Relationships with other places

Adjacent Tobar Chaluim Chille, (SXD) North Uist