NG4247 : Tobar Iain Bhain

taken 12 years ago, near to Skeabost/Skčabost, Highland, Great Britain

Tobar Iain Bhain
Tobar Iain Bhain
Iain Bain's Well. Iain Ban/Bain was the father of Mary MacPherson, the Skye poetess, also know as Mairi Nighean Iain Bhain or Mairi Mhor nan Oran. I believe he was a tacksman on the Skeabost estate. The well has the date 1841 on the stone. At that time it was on the verge of a main road, which today is only a track.
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Saturday, 13 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Saturday, 13 May, 2006
Well, fountain or water spout   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NG 421 476 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:26.7126N 6:18.0048W
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