St Clement's Church, Rodel, Harris

Grid reference

NG 047 831 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

104700 883100

Latitude

57.740455953553464

Longitude

-6.9631558747546825

Altitude (metres)

25

County

Inverness-shire

Nearby places

Rodel, former parish, Harris (0 miles)

Tobar Mhicheil, ~well, Harris (1.08 miles)

Tobar Micheil, settlement, Harris (1.08 miles)

Harris, parish (6.5 miles)

Kilbride, eccles. Harris (Harris) (6.5 miles)

Object Classification

Antiquity

Ecclesiastical

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

OPS records that this church was 'a religious house founded by one of the Macloids of Harris, and dedicated to St Clement. The date of its foundation is unknown' (ii (1), 377). It was described be Dean Monro inn 1549: 'Within the south part of this said Ile lyis ane Monasterie with ane steipill, quhilk was foundit and biggit be Mccloyd of Haray callit Roadill' (Monro, Description, 86). NMRS observes that the earliest part of the building dates to the thirteenth century.

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Relationships with other parishes

Within Harris, parish

Within Harris, parish

Within Rodel, former parish, Harris