The Ruin (1) by Karl Williams

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A couple of hundred metres south of the Broadford to Elgol road through Strath Suardal, near to Loch Cill Chriosd, lies the ruined village of Cill Chriosd (Kilchrist).

One school of thought suggests that this is the ruin of the Manse which housed the succession of Ministers of the nearby Cill Chriosd Kirk. Another school of thought suggests that this is the last remaining building of the marble quarrying works which existed here from the 18th century to the early part of the 20th century.

I don’t know enough of the history of the area to make a pronouncement one way or the other, but both suggestions seem equally plausible. Either way, to coin a well-known phrase, it’s a wild and lonely place!

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I’m an award-winning landscape photographer based near Glasgow in Scotland.

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Comments

  • Tibby Steedly
    Tibby Steedlyover 4 years ago

    Karl, this is a beautiful shot of these old ruins and interesting information too.

  • Denis Molodkin
    Denis Molodkinover 4 years ago

    Splendid capture!

  • JHRphotoART
    JHRphotoARTover 4 years ago

    Awesome work Karl

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous, Karl. Wow, this is really something. Striking sky, awesome mountain range, extraordinary color, and fabulous ruins. Whew; I’m tuckered out. :))

  • Vanessa Barklay
    Vanessa Barklayover 4 years ago

    Wow, amazing scene and capture of it, great work Karl! :O)

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago

    Wonderful!!!!

  • joak
    joakover 4 years ago

    beauty pal guid stuff

  • JenLand
    JenLandover 4 years ago

    Wild and lonely for sure and a wonderfully dramatic capture as well!

  • Anji Johnston
    Anji Johnstonover 4 years ago

    Wonderful stuff Karl!

  • Elana Bailey
    Elana Baileyover 4 years ago

    What a beautiful capture, Karl. Well done indeed. Cheers.

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