NR2871 : Kilnave chapel and burial ground

taken 3 years ago, near to Kilnave, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Kilnave chapel and burial ground
Kilnave chapel and burial ground
With two crosses and gravestones. LinkExternal link
The chapel and burial ground at Cill Naoimh

The remains of an 8th century chapel, cross and burial ground on a raised beach on the west side of Loch Gruinart. LinkExternal link. The chapel has no roof, but some beautiful stonework, especially at the doorway and east gable window, and on the south wall. The chapel supports a luxuriant growth of lichens. There are old and modern memorials, including a Commonwealth War Grave, and two crosses. There is also an old gravestone which has the appearance of being wood NR2871 : Ancient Wooden Grave-Marker, and I thought it remarkable that wood would last so long, but I tested it carefully and it was crystalline, so I think it was finely grained stone.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 22 May, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  Islands  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Primary Subject of Photo
Chapel 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 2852 7152 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.6106N 6:20.4132W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 2853 7151
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Argyll and Bute  Isle of Islay  Loch Gruinart  Kilnave Chapel 

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