Township: Scarinish

Map Reference: Scarinish 113

Name Type: church

Meaning: The chapel of St Thomas
See Caibeal Thòmais in Longships on the Sand.

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Information:"Caibeal Thomais, the Chapel of St. Thomas was the ancient church of Scarinish and was situated with its burying ground immediately to the north-west of the village, about 60 yards from the road leading north and 50 yards east of the fence enclosing the arable portion of the Scarinish Farm. Not a vestige of it now remains." - Handbook to the Islands of Coll and Tiree, Hector MacDougall and Rev. Hector Cameron, Archibald Sinclair, p76.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Bailtean is Ath-Ghairmean, Niall M Brownlie, Argyll Publishing, 1995. p23