MHG39661 - Breachlich Chapel


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Type and Period (1)

  • CEMETERY (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

Cemetery and chapel site, Breachlich. (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG11321.

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/Publication/Volume). SHG2606.

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). SHG2597.

Jolly, W, 1882, On cup-marked stones in the neighbourhood of Inverness; with an appendix on cup-marked stones in the Western Islands, 369 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1317.

Scott, H et al (eds.), 1915-61, Fasti ecclesiae Scoticanae: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation, Vol. 6. 478 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2773.

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/Report). SHG2673.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7961 5284 (88m by 56m)
Map sheet NH75SE
Civil Parish PETTY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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