MHG11830 - Dornoch Burgh
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Type and Period (1)
- BURGH (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
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>
BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCE: NMRS LIBRARY
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>
- --- Text/Report: Simpson and Stevenson, A T and S. 1982. Historic Dornoch: the archaeological implications of development. .
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Simpson, G G (ed.). 1972. Scotland's medieval burghs: an archaeological heritage in danger. 33.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: James Urquhart, F.S.A., S.C.O.T.. 1896. 'Preliminary notice of the seals of the royal burghs of Scotland.', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 30 1896, p.253-66. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 253-66. 253-66.
- <1> Text/Publication/Volume: Pryde, G S. 1965. The burghs of Scotland: a critical list. 32, no. 73.
- <2> Text/Report: Historic Scotland. 1996. Historic Dornoch, the archaeological implications of development. with colour-coded constraint maps showing areas of protected ancient monuments, possible areas requiring archaeological monitoring and areas that are archaeologically sterile.. . 1:2500 scale constraint map.
- <3> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Higgins, P. 05/2011. Desk-based assessment of Mercat Cross, Dornoch. Archaeology North Ltd.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7965 8965 (583m by 325m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (2)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14629 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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