MHG2971 - Ardersier Church, Kirkton

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

See also:
NH75NE0025 Graveyard; Watch House
JHooper, 12/12/2002
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NH75NE 1 7802 5668.

(NH 7801 5668) Church (NR) (Site of) Graveyard (NAT)
OS 25" map, Ross-shire, (1870)

The church at Ardersier was mentioned in 1227 AD. There is no record of it until the Reformation after which references became numerous. It stood on the Carse near the bottom of the sea - terrace where its cemetry may still be seen. It was rebuilt with clay in 1776 but was again ruinous about 1790.
Orig Parch Scot 1855.

The site of the church is at the highest point of the graveyard. There are no extant remains and several graves now occupy the site.
Visited by OS (R D) 10 August 1964.


OPS, 1855, Origines parochiales Scotiae: the antiquities ecclesiastical and territorial of the parishes of Scotland, 593-4 (Text/Publication/Monograph). SHG342.


RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of North-east Inverness, Inverness District, Highland Region, 23, No. 170 (Text/Report). SHG2673.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7802 5668 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH75NE
Civil Parish ARDERSIER
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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