MHG12576 - Cladh Maireannach

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Type and Period (2)

  • CHURCH (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CEMETERY (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

'Sutherland Monumental Inscriptions', pre 1855
Monumental inscription survey completed by A.S.Cowper & I.Ross.
The survey may not include inscription information after 1855 and each inscription transcribed does not give the full details that appear on the stones, abbreviations used. Some ommissions and inacuracies. First published 1989, reprinted 1991, 1996 & 1999.
J Aitken : 20/12/02
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Thumbnail photo taken by Dr N Lindsay, 13/07/02.

Graveyard renovated by George Murray in 1956.
J Aitken : 15/07/02.

NC70NE 24 7835 0980.
Cladh Maireannach (NAT) OS 1:10,000 map, (1970)

Cladh Maireannach - Applied to a graveyard it signifies the "Everlasting Burying Place".
Name Book 1871.

This graveyard has been renovated within the last 25 years. Within the graveyard are seven modern head stones and, lying flush with the turf, numerous cover-stones, the earliest date noted on these being 1717. At the gateway is a modern plaque dated 1956 which refers to the graveyard as Cladh Mherrin the ancient cemetery of St Mirren (Cladh Maireannach is probably correct name). The graveyard lies within an extensive 19th century depopulated hamlet.
Visited by OS (WDJ) 20 April 1964 and (JB) 11 August 1975.

Cill Mhearain, St Mirren's Church, noted by Watson as one of 7 churches of Strathbrora, probably stood in this burial ground.
W J Watson 1926.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 7836 0981 (200m by 200m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC70NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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