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)
- None recorded
'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.
- --- SHG1837 Text/Publication/Monograph: A S Cowper & I Ross. 1992. Caithness Monumental Inscriptions, pre 1855. 2.
- --- SHG2550 Text/Publication/Volume: Muir, T S. 1885. Ecclesiological notes on some of the islands of Scotland. 102.
- --- SHG3343 Text/Publication/Monograph: Ordnance Survey. Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. 13. Book No. 13, 225.
- --- SHG3470 Text/Publication/Volume: Watson, G.. 1991. Caithness Chapel Sites.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 3341 4540 (101m by 96m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/8973 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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