MHG1358 - St Peter's, Olgrinbeg


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

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St Peter's Chapel (NR) (In Ruins)
OS 6" map, Caithness, 2nd ed., (1907)

On left bank of Olgrimbeg Burn are remains of St Peter's Chapel. The walls stand to a height of about 2ft and are 3ft in width. The interior dimensions are 24ft by 13ft. There is no sign of a chancel nor are there any details to indicate the period of erection.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1910.

The remains of chapel are as described above. Its overall dimensions are 10.7 by 5.8m. Nothing remains of its graveyard.
Visited by OS (E G C) 15 April 1962.

St Peter's Chapel (NR) (remains of) OS 6" map, (1963)

No change. Revised at 1:2500. Visited by OS (JM) 10 11 1982

Chapel, St Peter's. Dimensions: 10.7 x 5.7m. Rectangular structure with no surviving internal features. Orientation NW-SE.
R J Mercer, NMRS MS/828/19, 1995

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Grid reference Centred ND 1111 5363 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND15SW
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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