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These records were published in the KIST '58 (magazine of the Natural History and Antiquarian Society of Mid Argyll). The records were collected by the late Dr. Mackenna, and posted with permission from the current KIST editor, Adeline Clark. Thanks to Madeleine Slater for obtaining the permission, and a big Thanks to KIST for their permission

Skipness Monumental Inscriptions
From Kilbrannan Chapel
(also know as St. Brendan's and Skipness Chapel)

St. Brendan's chapel is of late 13th or early 14 century date, built down by the shore to replace the earlier 12 century chapel whose walls were incoporated into the extension of Skipness Castle from a hall house with separate chapel into a castle of enceinte. The burial ground, which is still in use, contains marker stones, late mediaeval grave slabs (three under protective covers) and many 18th and early 19th century stones, a number with the symbols of mortality, some with the symbols of the deceased's trade. Map ref. NR910575

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