Tiree

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Site Type MONASTERY
Canmore ID 21427
Site Number NL94NE 19
NGR NL 98 45
Council ARGYLL AND BUTE
Parish TIREE
Former Region STRATHCLYDE
Former District ARGYLL AND BUTE
Former County ARGYLL
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Archaeological Notes

NL94NE 19 98 45.

A monastery was founded in Tiree by Comgall in 565, but soon afterwards it was raided by Pictish robbers. No further mention appears to be made of it.
W J Watson 1926; E Beveridge 1903.

 
Books and References

Beveridge, E (1903) Coll and Tiree: their prehistoric forts and ecclesiastical antiquities with notices of ancient remains in the Treshnish Isles, [s.l.] (Edinburgh)
Page(s): 143 Held at RCAHMS D.11.12.COL

Watson, W J (1926) The history of the Celtic place-names of Scotland: being the Rhind lectures on archaeology (expanded) delivered in 1916, Edinburgh
Page(s): 62 Held at RCAHMS C.4.2.WAT

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