MHG44943 - Auldearn Old Parish Church


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Thompson (appendix to diary 1884) "village now of but small dimensions was once the most important town in the county & we read of the Dean of the college in connection with Elgin Cathedral being its minister" - HAW 2/2003

See also:
NH95NW0077 Graveyard
J Aitken : 11/12/02
Incorporates former NH95NW0045 a/b
J.Wood 11/1/01

NMRS Notes:
NH95NW 6 9194 5555.

(NH 9194 5555) Church (NAT) OS 6" map (1959)

The parish church of Auldearn, built 1757, It is adjoined by an unroofed portion of its predecessor (whose windows bear traces of Gothic architecture), which is now used for burial.
St Columba was associated with Auldearn but whether his establishment was on this site or whether medieval church was dedicated to him is not known.
G Bain 1893

As described above. Visited by OS (RD) 26 November 1965

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Grid reference Centred NH 9192 5553 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH95NW
Civil Parish AULDEARN
Geographical Area NAIRN

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