MHG3024 - Breachlich Chapel
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Type and Period (1)
- CHURCH (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
NH75SE 7 7961 5285
Nothing can be seen, within a burial-ground, of the former parish
church of Bracholie, which is first mentioned in 1281; it was
dedicated to St Ewan. The parish of Bracholie was united with Petty about 1500 but the church was still in use in 1688, and the remains could be seen in 1792.
OSA 1792; NSA 1845; OS 6" map, Inverness-shire, 1st ed. (1876), sheet i; W Jolly 1882; H Scott et al 1915-61; RCAHMS 1979, visited March 1978.
No trace of this church remains in Breachlich churchyard, which is still occasionally used for burials.
Visited by OS (RD) 13 August 1964.
- --- Image/Photograph(s): Cemetery and chapel site, Breachlich.. Colour Slide. .
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Jolly, W. 1882. On cup-marked stones in the neighbourhood of Inverness; with an appendix on cup-marked stones in the Western Islands. Proc Soc Antiq Scot Volume 16. 300-401. 369.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: NSA. 1845. The new statistical account of Scotland by the ministers of the respective parishes under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy. Vol. 14, Inverness-shire, 375.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Sir John Sinclair (ed.). 1791-9. The statistical account of Scotland, drawn up from the communications of the ministers of the different parishes. Vol. 3, 21.
- --- Text/Report: 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. 172.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Scott, H et al (eds.). 1915-61. Fasti ecclesiae Scoticanae: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation. Rev.. Vol. 6. 478.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7961 5285 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14423 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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