MHG31520 - Cnoc nam Ban, Achanalt
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Type and Period (1)
- CEMETERY (18th Century to 20th Century - 1701 AD to 2000 AD)
- None recorded
Burial Ground depicted on the OS 1st edition map. <1>
The burial ground at Achanalt was visited during the Highland Kirkyards project, run by Highland Buildings Preservation Trust. Rural graveyard in Achanalt, it is more recent than the older graveyard, MHG50756, on the hill above. There are no redundant or in use structures within the graveyard, although there is a church structure, now a house, over the road. There are two rectangular walled parts at right angles to each other. The furthest east has 19th and 20th century gravestones, whilst the western section has only a few gravestones from the last twenty years. Graves in both sections face east and are all upright stones. <2><3>
<1> Ordnance Survey, 1871-76, Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Ross-shire (Image/Map). SHG23422.
<2> Robinson, B; Scott, M; Wright, A, 03/2010, Highland Kirkyards: Ross and Cromarty (Collection/Project Archive). SHG25133.
<3> Highlands Buildings Preservation Trust, 2009, Photographs of Ross and Cromarty Kirkyards (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG25134.
- <1> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1871-76. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Ross-shire. Digital.
- <2> Collection/Project Archive: Robinson, B; Scott, M; Wright, A. 03/2010. Highland Kirkyards: Ross and Cromarty. Highland Buildings Preservation Trust. 29/07/2010. Paper (Original).
- <3> Image/Photograph(s): Highlands Buildings Preservation Trust. 2009. Photographs of Ross and Cromarty Kirkyards. Colour. . Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 2583 6152 (29m by 17m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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