MHG1676 - Bishops Palace, Halkirk


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Type and Period (1)

  • BISHOPS PALACE (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Bishop's Palace (NR) (Site of) OS 6" map, Caithness, 2nd ed. (1907)

The site of residence of Bishop Adam, one of ancient bishops of Caithness, who was burned in a small house adjacent by a mob who were enraged because of some additional taxes that the bishop was imposing on them. This took place on 13th September 1222.
Name Book 1872.

No confirmation of this site was obtained locally. Nothing is visible on the ground.
Visited by OS (J B) 22 February 1982.

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Grid reference Centred ND 1387 5990 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND15NW
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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