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Admire a fascinating collection of monumental sculpture in the ruins of a picturesque parish church of the 1200s. 

The modest rectangular chapel is dedicated to Kenneth of Aghaboe, a contemporary of St Columba. The island also takes its name from this saint – Inchkenneth, or ‘Kenneth’s Island’. 

The chapel houses a fascinating collection of eight grave-slabs dating from the 1300s to 1500s, while the surrounding churchyard is home to a group of interesting memorials mostly from the 1600s and 1700s.  

Most of the monuments commemorate the MacLeans, who owned many of the surrounding islands, though there’s a tradition that Scottish kings were buried here if passage to Iona was too dangerous. 

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