MHG2895 - Daviot Parish Church

Summary

The present church at Daviot, built 1826, reportedly stands on the site of an earlier church.

Type and Period (1)

  • CHURCH (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

NH73NW 1 7236 3942.

(NH 7235 3944) Church (NR) (Site of)
OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1906)

The Church and manse of Daviot were built in 1763-4
OSA 1795. <1>

"This is the site of the old church erected about the period of the Reformation, and taken down at the date of the erection of the present church - 1826. It was a very plain building"
Name Book 1871. <2>

NH 7235 3942 No trace remains of the old church of Daviot, the present church bears the date 1826.
Visited by OS (W D J) 28 August 1963.

Dated 1826. Rectangular harled church, with tooled ashlar margins and dressings. Tooled and polished ashlar tower at
west gable. <3>


Highland Council Archaeology Unit, HCAU Slide Collection Sheet 19, 384 (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG24432.


Highland Council Archaeology Unit, HCAU Slide Collection Sheet 9, 192 (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG24260.


<1> Sir John Sinclair (ed.), 1791-9, The statistical account of Scotland, drawn up from the communications of the ministers of the different parishes, Vol. 14, 70 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2606.


<2> Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 20, 9 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3351.


<3> Historic Scotland, Information Supplementary to the Statutory List (This information has no legal significance), HB Number 1700 (Dataset). SHG24041.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7234 3944 (16m by 17m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH73NW
Civil Parish DAVIOT AND DUNLICHITY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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