MHG1307 - St Columba's Chapel, Dirlot

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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

St Columba's Chapel (NR) (Site of) OS 6" map, (1963)

'Caithness 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. Published 1992.
J Aitken : 20/12/02
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Within graveyard at Dirlot is site of a chapel dedicated to St Columba, of which no vestige now remains.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1910.

No trace of this chapel was found within graveyard at Dirlot. Visited by OS (W D J) 11 April 1961.

Previous field report confirmed. Burials ceased in graveyard early this century.
Visited by OS (J B) 1 March 1982.


George Watson, Caithness Chapel Sites (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3470.


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 47, No. 169 (Text/Report). SHG2664.


Myatt, L J, 1975, 'The early ecclesiastical remains of Halkirk Parish', Caithness Fld Club Bulletin Vol. 1 April 1975, p.55-61, 55, 56 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1654.


A S Cowper & I Ross, 1992, Caithness Monumental Inscriptions, pre 1855 (Text/Publication/Monograph). SHG1838.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 1260 4869 (200m by 200m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND14NW
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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