MHG10618 - St. Callan's, Rogart


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  • CHURCH (Early Medieval to 19th Century - 561 AD to 1900 AD)

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Still in use CoS. Exterior rendered & white painted. Graveyard v full. Small building in SW corner by gate. On prominent site on rising hill. Photo - HAW 9/2004

See also: NC70SW0178 Graveyard
J Aitken : 12/12/02
NC70SW 20 7385 0352.
The Church of Rogart was given by Bishop Gilbert (bishop second quarter of 13th century) to Church of Dornoch.
H Morrison 1883.

The church, dedicated apparently to a saint known locally as St Callan, was repaired between 1602 and 1619 by Sir Robert Gordon. The church appears to have stood at all times in village of Rogart where present building was erected in 1777 (but see also NC70SW 16 - St Callan's Chapel - site).
Orig Paroch Scot 1855.

NC 7385 0352. The present church of St Callan was gutted about 1770 and rebuilt in 1777. It was restored in 1956, and is still in use. The original church on this site superseded chapel further S in 1556 (Info from Rev J B Imrie, The Manse, Rogart to OS).
Visited by OS (N K B) 17 February 1966.

No change. Church still in use. Visited by OS (NKB) 29 April 1981.

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Grid reference Centred NC 7387 0352 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC70SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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