MHG39764 - Possible Site of Cemetery, Gerston
Possible cemetery associated with chapel. Both the location and existence of the cemetery are uncertain.
Type and Period (1)
- CEMETERY (Undated)
- None recorded
No further information. Visited by OS (JB) 23 December 1981
Chapel (NR) (Supposed Site of) OS 6" map, Caithness, 2nd ed., (1907)
Tradition affirms that a chapel stood near here, which was no doubt surrounded by a graveyard. A piece of an old font, said to have belonged to the chapel, was seen. Human remains were often dug up in the garden. However, no distinct site can be pointed out (see also ND15NW 3 and 4). Name Book 1872
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Myatt, L J. 1975. 'The early ecclesiastical remains of Halkirk Parish', Caithness Fld Club Bulletin Vol. 1 April 1975, p.55-61. Caithness Fld Club Bulletin. 55-61. 55, 57.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No.4, 74.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Watson, G.. 1991. Caithness Chapel Sites.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 1225 5935 (20m by 20m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/8310 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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