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IOMAIR NAM FEAR MORA Iomair' nam Fear [mòra Rev. [Reverend] J. McRae, E.C [Established Church] Glenelg
Mr J. McCrimmon, Bernera
Mr. A. McCrimmon, Bernera
047 A portion of ground, situate a short distance E. of the S. Extremity of Bernera, between the county road and the Coast of Glenelg Bay. At this spot were dug up, several years ago, ''two sarcophagi, formed of large flags, containing the remains of human skeletons of most Extraordinary size, imbedded in the finest sand.'' - (Stat: [Statistical] Account.) The popular tradition is that they were the remains of two gigantic heroes who formerly inhabited this district, and who are said to have built the dunes or castles in An Gleann Beag the remains of which still exist.''

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Sheet 47 - Parish of Glenelg
County Inverness-shire
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