NM2824 : St Oran's Chapel

taken 8 years ago, near to Baile Mr, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

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St Oran's Chapel
St Oran's Chapel
12th Century Chapel situated in a small burial ground which from some time between the 9th and 11th Centuries became a royal burial ground with a 16th Century inventory suggesting that 48 Scottish, 8 Norwegian and 4 Irish kings were buried here.

The chapel is the oldest ecclesiastical building in Iona by the 17th Century it had fallen into ruin but was restored in 1957. It was originally grade B listed but the designation was removed in 2016 due to it also being part of the Iona Abbey scheduled monument - see LinkExternal link.

In the background is Iona Abbey - see NM2824 : Iona Abbey.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 30 April, 2017
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Islands 
Place (from Tags)
Iona 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 285 244 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:20.0684N 6:23.5764W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 285 244
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Iona Abbey  St Marys Abbey  St Orans Chapel 

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