MHG40748 - Site of Chapel and Graveyard, Achness

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Type and Period (1)

  • CEMETERY (Undated)

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  • None recorded

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NC40SE0004 Carved Stone Ball
J Aitken : 26/01/03
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NC40SE 1 468 028.
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'Sutherland Monumental Inscriptions', pre 1855
Monumental inscription survey completed by A.S.Cowper & I.Ross.
The survey may not include inscription information after 1855 and each inscription transcribed does not give the full details that appear on the stones, abbreviations used. Some ommissions and inacuracies. First published 1989, reprinted 1991, 1996 & 1999.
J Aitken : 20/12/02
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A small chapel now in ruins adjoins Achness burial ground (NC 46830283) which is still in use, although it was considered ancient in 1874.
Name Book 1874.

Munro: adjoining is a small chapel now in ruins & within a hundred yards of the broch of Achness, now much broken down.

No remains of a chapel were seen in the vicinity of the graveyard. Visited by OS (R D L) 27 May 1963.


Highland Council Archaeology Unit, HCAU Slide Collection Sheet 11, 201 (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG24360.


Highland Council Archaeology Unit, HCAU Slide Collection Sheet 12, 232 (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG24361.


Highland Council Archaeology Unit, HCAU Slide Collection Sheet 9, 191 (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG24260.


Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 6, 4 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3390.


Munro, R, 1907, 'Notes on ornamental stone balls, with reference to two specimins presented to the National Museum by Mr Andrew Urquhart', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 41 1906-7, p.290-300, 290 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1201.


Donald Sage, 1975, Memorabilia Domestica, Parish Life in the North of Scotland, 197 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2126.


A.S.Cowper & I.Ross, 1999, Sutherland Monumental Inscriptions, pre 1855 (Text/Publication/Monograph). SHG1858.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 4679 0278 (41m by 56m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC40SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CREICH

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