This quaint little church was formerly attached to the Parish church of Kirk Braddan but now Marown, this church was built in 1836 on the site of a Celtic church called “Keeill Abban”, an ancient Celtic cross has also been built into the west gable section of the building which was also used as a school up to 1871.

Behind this chapel and up the hill is the ancient site of Tynwald which was held there as far back as 1429 and is now marked by a circle of stones 🇮🇲

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St Lukes, Baldwin - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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A lovely walk today on the Wizard of Mann Trail in Ballaglass Glen, found the Fairy House and said hi to the Fairies down there then had a word on the Wizard too 🇮🇲

The Bluebells are not in full bloom yet so another visit to this beautiful glen is a must very soon.

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Wizard of Mann Trail - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Wizard of Mann Trail - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Wizard of Mann Trail - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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This beautiful stained glass window is the first thing you see as you enter into the porch of St. Peter’s Church in Cregneash Village 🇮🇲

It depicts a Manx Loaghtan sheep, spring daffodils, primroses, foxgloves, bluebells and lilies and a little robin also 🇮🇲

This gorgeous window is dedicated to Harry Quirk 1934 to 1997.

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Stained Glass Window, Cregneash - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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A lovely guided walk around Killabregga Tholtans this afternoon with Ballaugh Heritage Trust, this particular Tholtan was one of the two homes amongst all the barns and piggery and threshing house etc. The upright stones to the right of the image were thought to be peat drying stones, where the peat was hung over to dry out.

Killabregga Farm was last farmed in the early 1960’s by the Kinrade family.

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Killabregga Tholtans - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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An interior and exterior image of St. Adamnan’s Church.

This quaint little church in is one of the Islands oldest churches where the walls date back to possibly the 12th century on a site used since perhaps the first Christian missionaries on the Isle of Man.

The site is steeped in Manx History and if you look at the bottom right external image you can make out the Celtic Wheel Head Cross that is almost completely covered in interlacing, knot work and plait work designs. This stone dates from the 9th or even the 10th century.

(Manx National Heritage catalogued Cross No. 73)

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St. Adamnan's Church – Old Kirk Lonan - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

St. Adamnan's Church – Old Kirk Lonan - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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