MHG1929 - Site of Possible Chapel, Thrumster


Supposed site of chapel associated with Thrumster burial ground. No trace could be found of any structure during a recent survey.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

'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 omissions and inacuracies. Published 1992.
J Aitken : 20/12/02

No change. Visited by OS (J B) 19 August 1982.

No traces of any building foundations were seen within graveyard at Thrumster. Visited by OS (W D J) 22 April 1963.

There is a small burying ground, at Thrumster, containing traces of a chapel. T S Muir 1885.

Supposed site of (NAT) Chapel (NR) Graveyard (NAT) OS 25" map, Caithness, (1872)

The site of an old chapel is supposed to have been in graveyard; dedicatory name and date unknown.
Name Book 1872.

Sources/Archives (4)



Grid reference Centred ND 3341 4540 (101m by 96m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND34NW
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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