MHG1056 - Chapel or Mausoleum, Brims


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Type and Period (2)

  • MORTUARY CHAPEL (Built, 18th Century - 1750 AD to 1800 AD (between))
  • (Alternate Type) MAUSOLEUM (Built, 18th Century - 1750 AD to 1800 AD (between))

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Full Description

About 140 yards N of the tower of Brims (ND07SW 3) are the remains of a late 18th century mortuary chapel or mausoleum (probably the buildings published at ND 0428 7114 which is shown unroofed on OS 1st edition 6" 1872). It measures over all 28 by 24ft with walls 3ft thick. The entrance is from the E end by a square-headed doorway with a bead and hollow moulding on jambs and lintel. The interior is vaulted, and is lit by a small square aperture in the W wall. Part of the farmhouse adjoining Brims Castle is also 18th century. (HBD list 1962)
RCAHMS 1911.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0428 7114 (9m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND07SW
Civil Parish THURSO
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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