NG5259 : Eaglais Bhreugach

taken 9 years ago, near to Upper Tote, Highland, Great Britain

Eaglais Bhreugach
Eaglais Bhreugach
Eaglais Bhreugach (Bhreagach on the OS maps), or The False Church, is a gigantic boulder about 40ft high that sits on the east shore of Trotternish. It is holed right through by a cave in such a way that the origin of its name is pretty obvious. From inside or out, it does have a strong resemblance to a church. It is said that it has been used as a place of ceremony in times past, though the rites were not of a Christian variety. One story is of the roasting of live cats, an activity that summons an appearance from the devil. In this case it was apparently successful.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 8 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 9 March, 2008
Category
Rock Feature > Rock feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 522 590 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:33.2112N 6:8.6035W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 522 590
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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