Cill Amhlaidh, eccl. South Uist

Grid reference

NF 752 458 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

75200 845800

Latitude

57.38652967660245

Longitude

-7.4067197791803006

Altitude (metres)

5

County

Inverness-shire

Nearby places

Cill Amhlaidh, settlement South Uist (0 miles)

Kilchainie, settlement South Uist (0.18 miles)

St Michael's Church (modern), South Uist (0.37 miles)

Aird Choinnich, South Uist (0.45 miles)

Kilchainie, ~eccles., South Uist (0.51 miles)

Object Classification

Settlement

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

At this site a disused burial ground is shown on OS 6 inch 1st edn. NMRS records: (NF 75294586) Burial Ground (NR) (Disused) OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed. (1904) The burial ground is the supposed burial place of a Danish Princess called Aula or Olaff who was caught in a storm and blown to Uist. Name Book 1878. The site was confirmed by the present tenant of Kilaulay farm. There is no local knowledge of a chapel or its whereabouts. The limits of the burial ground are no longer traceable. Revised at 1:2500. Visited by OS (J T T) 15 May 1965.

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Relationships with other parishes

Within South Uist, modern parish

Within South Uist, modern parish