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TITLE
Clach-a-charra, Onich, near Ballachulish
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_1037_AT_02
PLACENAME
Onich
DISTRICT
Lochaber
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kilmallie
DATE OF IMAGE
2007
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
Andrew Taylor
SOURCE
Andrew Taylor
ASSET ID
10926
KEYWORDS
social histories
standing stones
monument
monuments
archaeology
archaeological sites
Clach-a-charra, Onich, near Ballachulish

Clach-a-charra is a standing stone at Onich, near Ballachulish. It is nearly 7 ft tall and is perforated with two, apparently natural, circular holes. Traditionally, it is associated with the slaughter of the two sons of Cummin of Inverlochy, in revenge for wrongs perpetrated on the bride of one of his clansmen.

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Clach-a-charra, Onich, near Ballachulish

INVERNESS: Kilmallie

2000s

social histories; standing stones; monument; monuments; archaeology; archaeological sites

Andrew Taylor

Clach-a-charra is a standing stone at Onich, near Ballachulish. It is nearly 7 ft tall and is perforated with two, apparently natural, circular holes. Traditionally, it is associated with the slaughter of the two sons of Cummin of Inverlochy, in revenge for wrongs perpetrated on the bride of one of his clansmen.