MHG29792 - Melness, graveyard
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Type and Period (1)
- CEMETERY (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)
- None recorded
Cemetery built on raised promontory beside the road and causeway. Stone built enclosure with modern extension at W end. Surrounds the top of a hill. Series of graves from the 19th onwards. Several in large stone walled enclosures (one survives as below ground foundations). War memorial also in graveyard - HAW 4/2004
'Sutherland 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 ommissions and inacuracies. First published 1989, reprinted 1991, 1996 & 1999.
J Aitken : 20/12/02
|Grid reference||Centred NC 5728 5920 (200m by 200m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/333976/achuvoldrach-cemetery (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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