Scots Roots

Rubh’ An Teampaill

Northton ChapelThis mediaeval chapel looks out across the Sound of Harris towards the Uists. It stands on a rocky headland, Rubh’ An Teampaill, near Northton on the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides.

It was probably built in the 15th or 16th century and stands on the site of a much older broch, which is likely to have supplied most of the stones for the chapel.

Northton ChapelThe chapel has a small slit window in each wall with a door in the north wall.

Surrounding the chapel lie the remains of a graveyard thought to have been there since Viking times.


Northton Chapel


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