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Chapel Finian

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A Holy Well and Pilgrim's Chapel of St Finian

Probably named after St Findbar of Ireland although his name and Ninian may be one and the same... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rossergruffydd
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Chapel named after the Irish saint Finnian

Well signposted with a small layby opposite, right on the shore, a landing place for pilgrims. Very... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
bluelizard
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N Wales
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Chapel Finian A747, Port William DG8 9RT, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

The ruins of this simple, rectangular, Irish style chapel are thought to date back to the 10th century. Just to the north of the chapel, and now just within the wall separating the site from the road, was a stone-lined well. Believed to be named...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably named after St Findbar of Ireland although his name and Ninian may be one and the same person. Finian is the pet name version and these ruins date from the 9th to the 11th centuries. A chapel may have been here before and the...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2018

Well signposted with a small layby opposite, right on the shore, a landing place for pilgrims. Very simple, tiny chapel with just one room, built around 10th or 11th century as a resting spot for pilgrims on their way to Whithorn Priory. There's a well...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Not often you have the chance to visit such a unique place dating back centuries....Theres an informative information plaque and even though only an outline remains ir kindles the imagination

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

an interesting historic Scotland owned location ,. a few minutes will be adequate and a car park beside this location and no steps to get to get to it

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

The ruins of this simple, rectangular, Irish style chapel are thought to date back to the 10th century. Just to the north of the chapel, and now just within the wall separating the site from the road, was a stone-lined well. Believed to be named...More

1  Thank David H
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