MHG2307 - Monastic Settlement, St Catherines Monastery


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Type and Period (1)

  • MONASTIC SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

ND25NE 4 2536 5697.

(ND 2536 5697) St Catherine's Monastery (NR) (Site of)
OS 6" map, Caithness, 2nd ed., (1906)

The traditional site of a monastery dedicated to St Catherine.
D Beaton 1909.

Part of the foundation of a monastery dedicated to St Catherine of Sienna might have been seen near the established church manse about 1850. There are no records to be had of it and the last remains were removed by Rev A Gunn (Free Church Manse).
Name Book 1871.

No remains of the monastery exist.
Visited by OS (R D L) 23 April 1963.

No change Visited by OS (J B) 18 March 1982.

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Grid reference Centred ND 2535 5697 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND25NE
Civil Parish WATTEN
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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