"The roofless church ruin itself dates to 1694, and is overlooked by a far-more-modern landmark, the 15-foot-tall Duirinish Standing Stone, which was erected by locals to commemorate the millennium in the year 2,000."
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"...as I crouched down, taking in the surrounding countryside with my senses and my camera, I leaned into the wall for support and felt the whole thing move, not a little, but inches, back and forth with every strong gust."
"The alerted MacLeods proceeded to slaughter every member of the MacDonald party, then dragged their bodies up behind a dry stone wall (or dyke), and pushed the wall over on top of them."
"This secluded area was the central point of Christianity in the Hebrides from the 10th to the 16th century. Before that, it was probably a significant Pictish site."
"Now the only occupants are the sheep, oblivious remnants of the agricultural and societal shift that brought about the town's demise."