MHG39764 - Possible Site of Cemetery, Gerston

Summary

Possible cemetery associated with chapel. Both the location and existence of the cemetery are uncertain.

Type and Period (1)

  • CEMETERY (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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

Sources/Archives (3)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 1225 5935 (20m by 20m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND15NW
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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