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ID:MHG44438
Type of record:Monument
Name:Angel statue, Brahan Castle
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Summary

A statue of an angel marking the burial place of the last Lord Seaforth.

Images

Angel Statue, Brahan Castle  © Highland Buildings Preservation TrustAngel Statue, Brahan Castle  © Highland Buildings Preservation Trust

Reports

Highland Kirklands Pilot Project Proforma  © Highland Buildings Preservation Trust (File size: 206 KB)Archaeological record of a circular feature within the gardens of the former Brahan Castle, Ross-shire  © Meryl Marshall, 2005 (File size: 10 KB)
Grid Reference:NH 5139 5442
Map Sheet:NH55SW
Civil Parish:URRAY
Geographical Area:ROSS AND CROMARTY

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Other References/Statuses

  • Historic Environment Record: MHG44438
  • NMRS NUMLINK Reference: 105393
  • NMRS Record Details: NH55SW5.1 BRAHAN CASTLE, ANGEL STATUE
  • Old SMR Reference Number: NH55SW0067

Full description

Renumbered from NH55SW0087
Noted as a Dog's cemetery on OS 1:10000 map.
Jhooper, 11/12/2002

The statue of an angel marking the burial place of the last Lord Seaforth. The statue is surrounded by a low stone wall which is missing sections and has loose stones. Sits within the Seaforth Burial Enclosure. <1><2>

The inscription reads "“James Alexander Francis Humberston, Colonel Lord Seaforth, whose body rests in the place he loved so well, born 9th Oct 1847, passed away 3rd March 1923” and “ also of Mary Margaret, Lady Seaforth, whose body rests here, born 9th March 1862 died 1933” . <3>


<1> Robinson, B; Scott, M; Wright, A, 03/2010, Highland Kirkyards: Ross and Cromarty (Collection/Project Archive). SHG25133.


<2> Highlands Buildings Preservation Trust, 2009, Photographs of Ross and Cromarty Kirkyards (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG25134.


<3> Marshall, M, 01/2005, Archaeological record of a circular feature within the gardens of the former Brahan Castle, Ross-shire (Text/Manuscript). SHG25448.

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MHG55127Part of: Seaforth Burial Enclosure, Brahan Castle (Monument)

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