MHG42201 - Cemetery, Mid Clyth Chapel


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  • CEMETERY (Undated)

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ND23NE 4 2956 3723.
Chapel (NR) (Remains of) Graveyard (NAT)
OS 6" map, Caithness, 1st ed., (1871)

Chapel (NR) (site of) Cross Slab (NR) OS 1:10,000 map, (1977)

'Caithness 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. Published 1992.
J Aitken : 20/12/02
The remains of a Roman Catholic chapel, in good preservation, the walls about 3ft high.
Name Book 1871.

A tall grey slab, 6ft 6ins high by 1ft 9ins by 6ins, with a Celtic cross incised on its SW face, stands near the centre of Mid Clyth graveyard. (See also ND23NE 5.)
RCAHMS 1911.

There are no remains of the chapel to be seen. The grave yard is still in use. The cross slab, as described by the RCAHMS, is at ND 2955 3724.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (A A) 5 May 1967.

The chapel was not located, the graveyard is still in use, and the cross-slab is largely moss-covered.
C E Batey 1982.

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Grid reference Centred ND 2955 3724 (200m by 200m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND23NE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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