Chapel within the Parish of: Kingussie.
OS Ref: NN705989 RCAHMS No: NN79NW 4
Known as Cladh Bhri'd (St Bridget's) the site of this chapel is just traceable within the graveyard at Benchar, Newtonmore.
The name leads one to conclude that there was a 'banchor' or place of learning here in the days of the Early Church. This is backed by the fact that the valley leading north-west from Newtonmore, although it carries the River Calder, is named Glen Banchor.
This is the burial place of the family of Macpherson of Glenbanchor.
|The site of the chapel looking south-east.|
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