Two major early monasteries of Scottish Dalriata: Lismore and Eigg

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47 - 70; figs; refs
[NM 8441; NM 4687]. The site of the early monastery on Lismore (Argyll) is thought to be at Clachan (traces of a probable medieval enclosure and remains of the cathedral church of St Maluag). The monastic settlement on Eigg (Inverness-shire) was probably more eremitical, particularly since it lay peripherally to both Pictish and Dalriatic territories. The site of the Eigg settlement is unlocated, though likely to have been at Kildonnan, and there is no substance behind the recent tradition of St Donnan's grave at Kildonnan. A R
Source full ref:
Macdonald, Aidan 1974 `Two major early monasteries of Scottish Dalriata: Lismore and Eigg' Scot Archaeol Forum 5, 1973 (1974) 47-70, figs, refs. []
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47-70, figs, refs.



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