Chapelcroft of St Mackessog, Drymen

Grid reference

NS 488 845 (assumed location)

Six-figure easting & northing

248800 684500





Nearby places

St Mackessog's Chapel, ~eccles, Drymen (0.14 miles)

St Vildrin's Well, Drymen (0.71 miles)

Blane Water, Strathblane & Killearn (1.22 miles)

Blaneswell, settlement Killearn (1.47 miles)

Killearn, parish STL (2.26 miles)

Object Classification



The 'chapelcroft' indicates the presence of a chapel of St Mo-Kessog. In the woodland to the north of the NGR given OS 6 inch marks Knockinhaglish (G cnoc na h-eaglaise, 'hill of the church') and the site of an un-named church. This is presumably St Mo-Kessog's Chapel (q.v.). John Guthrie Smith remarks (Smith, Strathendrick, 208n.) that on Knockinhaglish 'are still to be seen ruins, no doubt of St Mackessog's Chapel'. Modern archaeology has actually identified the remains as those of a cashel, but earlier evidence suggests that there was a chapel built within that cashel. See St Mo-Kessog's Chape, Drymen for further details.

Relationships with other parishes

Within Drymen, parish