MHG31749 - Fearn Abbey, graveyard


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Type and Period (1)

  • CEMETERY (Medieval to 21st Century - 1058 AD to 2100 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Church in use with ruins of old abbey, within historic churchyard. Varied gravestones, many flat slabs under the grass. The Rosses of Balnagown used the east end of the church as a burial place. The boundary walls were repaired, and new gateways formed, at the start of the 19th century by John Sutherland, a mason at Cromarty. <1><2>

Photographs were contributed by Martin Briscoe via the Highland HER Flickr group.<3>

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Grid reference Centred NH 8373 7728 (63m by 76m) Surveyed
Map sheet NH87NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish FEARN

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