St Oran's Chapel

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St Oran's Chapel

St Oran's Chapel (Odhráin/Orain/Odran) is a medieval chapel on located on the island of Iona in the Inner Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland.[1] Built in the 12th century, the chapel was dedicated to St Oran. St Oran's Chapel was a ruin until the chapel was restored during the same time as Iona Abbey. The chapel is protected as a category A listed building.[2]

Burial ground[edit]

The burial ground surrounding the chapel is known as Reilig Òdhrain.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "St Oran's Chapel". CANMORE. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Retrieved 28 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "St Oran's Chapel Reilig Odhrain". Historic Scotland. Retrieved 28 December 2011. 

Coordinates: 56°20′04″N 6°23′34″W / 56.3344°N 6.3929°W / 56.3344; -6.3929