Teampull Chaluim Chille

Balivanich, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LA

Type:Monuments & Ruins

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St Toranan, the monk who it is believed came ashore in the area in the 6th century to spread Christianity to the Outer Hebrides. He established a Temple dedicated to St Columba, Teampull Chaluim Chille, to the east of Balivanich, the ruins of which still stand today. The Temple is not easy to access due to the marshland that surrounds it, however plans are currently underway to consolidate this significant monument and to raise its profile.

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What's Nearby

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    0.93 miles away
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    Ruined Chapel dating back to the 16th Century

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  1. Culla bay beach is a stunning white sandy beach and can be accessed from Nunton or Aird.

    1.37 miles away
  2. Benbecula War Memorial

    2.25 miles away
  3. Borve Castle stood three storeys high. Now in ruins you can still see the five foot deep…

    2.74 miles away
  4. This is the panoramic view from the top of Rueval (Ruabhal), which is the highest point…

    2.94 miles away
  5. Museum nan Eilean is part of the Heritage Service operated by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar…

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  6. Liniclate beach is a stunning white sandy beach and can be accessed from the village of…

    3.29 miles away

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    3.89 miles away
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    4.03 miles away
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    4.69 miles away
  11. Reflections is part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

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  12. Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach…

    5.48 miles away
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