MHG11830 - Dornoch Burgh


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Type and Period (1)

  • BURGH (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH78NE 23 79 89.
NMRS. See Burgh Survey

Dornoch is mentioned as a burgh, held by the bishop of Caithness, in 1607; erected a royal burgh in 1628.
G S Pryde 1965. <1>

Scottish Field, September 1961, p.40-42 "Delectable Dornoch"

HS Burgh Survey, V basic description, but defines areas of greatest sensitivity. - HAW 11/2002 <2>

A brief summary of the documentary sources for the development of the burgh is included in a desk-based assessment of the mercat cross and its immediate surroundings. <3>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7965 8965 (583m by 325m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH78NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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