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Kirk of Skulls

Gamrie church in Banffshire; so called because the skulls and other bones of the Norsemen who fell in the neighbouring field, called the Bloody Pots, were built into its walls.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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