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Borline, Kilmory Churches and Graveyard

A Category B Listed Building in Eilean á Chèo, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.2491 / 57°14'56"N

Longitude: -6.3522 / 6°21'7"W

OS Eastings: 137580

OS Northings: 825992

OS Grid: NG375259

Mapcode National: GBR B9PK.K79

Mapcode Global: WGY7T.D2D3

Entry Name: Borline, Kilmory Churches and Graveyard

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332528

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1791

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bracadale

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Eilean á Chèo

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Two small roofless churches within dry stone walled graveyard. The smaller church, probably medieval serves as burial place for the Macleods of Talisker, with 2 inscribed and crested wall panels, one of 17th century date and one dated 1732. Various interesting grave slabs in graveyard, including one of medieval date with incised interesecting floral border and sword down centre. Main gateway of graveyard opens to shore of Loch Eynort.

Statement of Interest

Early font from Borline now in National Museum of Antiquities, Edinburgh. Graveyard much overgrown. Both churches orientated east/west.

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