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TITLE
Ground plan for 'Teampull Mhichael', North Uist
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2475_P244
PLACENAME
Grimsay
DISTRICT
North Uist
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: North Uist
DATE OF IMAGE
1873
PERIOD
1300s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31726
KEYWORDS
Tempull Mhichael
St Michael's Chapel
Grimsay
North Uist
Amie MacRory
Lords of the Isles
Kallin
temples
chapels
Early Christian sites
ground plans
zoomable

The ruins of 'Teampull Mhichael' or 'St Michael's Chapel' lie at the south-west point of Grimsay in North Uist, about 500 yards from the shore. Tradition has it that the chapel was built by Amie MacRory (c.1350-90), wife of the 'good' John of Islay, first Lord of the Isles. She erected the chapel for passing strangers and fishermen coming to the port of Kallin.



The illustration is from 'Archaeologia Scotica, or Transactions of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland', Vol V - Part I, Edinburgh, 1873

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Ground plan for 'Teampull Mhichael', North Uist

INVERNESS: North Uist

1300s

Tempull Mhichael; St Michael's Chapel; Grimsay; North Uist; Amie MacRory; Lords of the Isles; Kallin; temples; chapels; Early Christian sites; ground plans; zoomable

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Fraser Mackintosh Collection (maps)

The ruins of 'Teampull Mhichael' or 'St Michael's Chapel' lie at the south-west point of Grimsay in North Uist, about 500 yards from the shore. Tradition has it that the chapel was built by Amie MacRory (c.1350-90), wife of the 'good' John of Islay, first Lord of the Isles. She erected the chapel for passing strangers and fishermen coming to the port of Kallin.<br /><br /> <br /><br /> The illustration is from 'Archaeologia Scotica, or Transactions of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland', Vol V - Part I, Edinburgh, 1873