MHG48176 - Croy Parish Church, Burial-ground


Burial ground around Croy Church containing some 17th century monuments.

Type and Period (2)

  • BURIAL GROUND (17th Century to 20th Century - 1601 AD to 2000 AD)
  • CEMETERY (17th Century to 20th Century - 1601 AD to 2000 AD)

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NMRS Report: (02/03/2005)
NH74NE 78.01 Centred NH 79663 49889

An evaluation survey was undertaken of the cemeteries and burial grounds in the Inverness and Nairn areas, including the archaeological, historical and environmental standing of the sites and the monuments contained therein. A note was made of the date, variety, condition and management of those monuments.
The study of the environmental factors involved in the survey was developed in conjunction with the Scottish Wildlife Trust.
Croy & Dalcross Church (Croy & Dalcross parish)
NH 7967 4990 298 memorials recorded. Survey concentrated on older part of churchyard, to S, W and E of the church.
Reports lodged with Highland SMR and the NMRS.
Sponsors: CBA Challenge Funding, Highland Council, Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Inverness Area Countryside Project, Leader II.
S Farrell 1997; NMRS MS/997/10.

NMRS Report: (02/03/2005)
NH74NE 78.01 Centred NH 79663 49889 <1>

North side of church used as modern cemetery. Rest has stones dating to 17th century. Variety of monuments for 19th and 20th century. Periods. Watch house in south wall. Some stones heavy with moss and slightly overgrown
with grass. A few family plots, especially to the Rose family. Stones set in concrete.
Managed by Highland Council. Still in use.<2>

A comprehensive monumental inscription survey has been completed by the 'Highland Family History Society'. This survey does not include photos of each stone. Please contact Chairperson, John Durham for copies of the report. <3>

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Grid reference Centred NH 79667 49888 (67m by 62m)
Map sheet NH74NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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