MHG31469 - Graveyard, Creich

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Type and Period (1)

  • CEMETERY (Early Medieval to 19th Century - 561 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

GR corrected to above . Old cemetery surrounding the church building with variety of gravemarkers of the latter part of the post medieval period. May have been larger tombs but these have been flattened to the ground other than the Gray building which is now unroofed. A modern extension on the W end, formal with graves in rows. Proposals for an extension to the S of this. Church building demolished to less than 0.5m high. No obvious antiquities, but a small collection of shell in a mole hill to the NE of the church building might indicate that cemetery overlies older beach line - HAW 12/2004

See also:
NH68NW0004 Church, chapel & cross-slab
Jaitken : 09/01/03
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'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
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A recording of this graveyard was made in c. 1972, the 1986 recording has some additional stones and one stone seen previously but not in 1986.
A S Cowper, 1986
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A.S.Cowper & I.Ross, 1999, Sutherland Monumental Inscriptions, pre 1855 (Text/Publication/Monograph). SHG1858.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6359 8924 (118m by 123m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH68NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CREICH

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