MHG44438 - Angel statue, Brahan Castle
A statue of an angel marking the burial place of the last Lord Seaforth.
Type and Period (1)
- COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (19th Century to 20th Century - 1801 AD to 2000 AD)
- None recorded
Renumbered from NH55SW0087
Noted as a Dog's cemetery on OS 1:10000 map.
The statue of an angel marking the burial place of the last Lord Seaforth. The statue is surrounded by a low stone wall which is missing sections and has loose stones. Sits within the Seaforth Burial Enclosure. <1><2>
The inscription reads "“James Alexander Francis Humberston, Colonel Lord Seaforth, whose body rests in the place he loved so well, born 9th Oct 1847, passed away 3rd March 1923” and “ also of Mary Margaret, Lady Seaforth, whose body rests here, born 9th March 1862 died 1933” . <3>
- <1> SHG25133 Collection/Project Archive: Robinson, B; Scott, M; Wright, A. 03/2010. Highland Kirkyards: Ross and Cromarty. Highland Buildings Preservation Trust. 29/07/2010. Paper (Original).
- <2> SHG25134 Image/Photograph(s): Highlands Buildings Preservation Trust. 2009. Photographs of Ross and Cromarty Kirkyards. Colour. . Digital.
- <3> SHG25448 Text/Manuscript: Marshall, M. 01/2005. Archaeological record of a circular feature within the gardens of the former Brahan Castle, Ross-shire. Yes. Digital.
|Grid reference||NH 5139 5442 (point) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/105393 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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