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TITLE
Oransay Monastery
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_351A_2_P270
PLACENAME
Oronsay
DISTRICT
Jura and Colonsay
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Colonsay and Oronsay
DATE OF IMAGE
1776
PERIOD
1760s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31138
KEYWORDS
monasteries
saints
Oransay Monastery

This illustration was taken from 'A Tour in Scotland' by Thomas Pennant. It shows a monastery in Oransay, said to be founded by St. Columba. The monastery measures fifty nine feet by eighteen and contains the tombs of a number of ancient islanders

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Oransay Monastery

ARGYLL: Colonsay and Oronsay

1760s

monasteries; saints

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

This illustration was taken from 'A Tour in Scotland' by Thomas Pennant. It shows a monastery in Oransay, said to be founded by St. Columba. The monastery measures fifty nine feet by eighteen and contains the tombs of a number of ancient islanders