MHG1332 - Possible Site of Chapel, Gerston


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

No further information. Visited by OS (JB) 23 December 1981

Chapel (NR) (Supposed Site of) OS 6" map, Caithness, 2nd ed., (1907)

Tradition affirms that a chapel stood near here, which was no doubt surrounded by a graveyard. A piece of an old font, said to have belonged to the chapel, was seen. Human remains were often dug up in the garden. However, no distinct site can be pointed out (see also ND15NW 3 and 4). Name Book 1872

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred ND 1225 5935 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND15NW
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (1)

  • FONT (Undated)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (1)

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