MHG2555 - Font, Old St. Peter's Church


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Type and Period (1)

  • FONT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

See also:
ND16NW0010 Church
ND16NW0300 Graves
ND16NW0301 Runic inscribed cross
JHooper, 15/11/2001

ND16NW 21 119 685.

A font, said to be that of St Peter's Church (ND16NW 10) lies in rear of houses in Miller's Lane, Thurso. It is an old octagonal block of freestone, without trace of ornament, measuring 1ft 4ins high by 2ft 1ins over all diameter and 1ft 7ins across the basin, which is 1ft deep.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1910.

Centred ND 1196 6856. Font was not located in area described above. Old properties have been demolished within the area and new houses erected. No further info obtained. (See also ND16NW 27.) Visited by OS (E G C) 16 April 1962.

Now in Thurso Folk Museum. Visited by OS (J M) 16 April 1982.

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Grid reference Centred ND 1200 6854 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND16NW
Civil Parish THURSO
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (1)

  • FONT (Undated)

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