South Uist, Kilaulay

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Alternative Names Kilonlay
Site Type BURIAL GROUND (POSSIBLE), CHAPEL
Canmore ID 9904
Site Number NF74NE 1
NGR NF 7529 4586
Council WESTERN ISLES
Parish SOUTH UIST
Former Region WESTERN ISLES ISLANDS AREA
Former District WESTERN ISLES
Former County INVERNESS-SHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Archaeological Notes

NF74NE 1 7429 4586.

(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.

A chapel, formerly at Kilonlay, is listed.
Orig Paroch Scot 1854.

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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Notes This project indicates that the record to which it is linked is within, or near the boundary, of an area managed by a SURE partner.
Information from RCAHMS (SH) 24th January 2014

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Books and References

OPS (1854) Origines parochiales Scotiae: the antiquities ecclesiastical and territorial of the parishes of Scotland,, vol.2, 1 Edinburgh
Page(s): 368 Held at RCAHMS C.3.2.BAN

Ordnance Survey (Name Book) Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey (6 inch and 1/2500 scale). Held at RCAHMS on micro fiche.
Page(s): Book No. 10, 84 Held at RCAHMS Ref

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